Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 961 1,098 1,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 39.27% 49.82% 39.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.55% 52.61% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 757 709 533
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.25%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,950 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% +3.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2,370 2,087 2,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 94.69% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,711 1,263 1,428
Glasgow median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £67,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 470 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 422 (43.91%) SQL
3 368 (38.29%) Java
4 354 (36.84%) C#
5 337 (35.07%) JavaScript
6 336 (34.96%) .NET
7 284 (29.55%) TDD
8 282 (29.34%) HTML
9 270 (28.10%) MVC
10 235 (24.45%) AngularJS
11 230 (23.93%) ASP.NET
12 227 (23.62%) SQL Server
13 214 (22.27%) Finance
14 196 (20.40%) CSS
15 192 (19.98%) SDLC
16 189 (19.67%) NoSQL
17 185 (19.25%) BDD
18 184 (19.15%) Spring
19 176 (18.31%) Python
20 174 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
21 166 (17.27%) Oracle
22 160 (16.65%) OO
23 157 (16.34%) Git (software)
24 136 (14.15%) Scrum
25 131 (13.63%) WCF
26 130 (13.53%) Hibernate
27 127 (13.22%) Microsoft
27 127 (13.22%) React
28 120 (12.49%) Web Development
28 120 (12.49%) Node.js

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.33%) JBoss
3 25 (2.60%) CMS
4 23 (2.39%) Tomcat
5 18 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.77%) Apache Spark
7 15 (1.56%) Umbraco
8 14 (1.46%) MQSeries
8 14 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.35%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.25%) Jetty
11 10 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.04%) WordPress
12 7 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.52%) Drupal
13 5 (0.52%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.52%) GemFire
13 5 (0.52%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.42%) IIS
15 3 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
4 2 (0.21%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 113 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.27%) npm
3 34 (3.54%) Office 365
4 24 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
5 21 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.46%) SaaS
7 12 (1.25%) GitHub
8 8 (0.83%) Serverless
9 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.62%) Yammer
10 4 (0.42%) PaaS
11 2 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.87%) HTTP
1 18 (1.87%) Internet
2 11 (1.14%) Intranet
3 6 (0.62%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (0.62%) SMS
4 5 (0.52%) Skype
5 4 (0.42%) AMQP
6 1 (0.10%) SNMP
6 1 (0.10%) SSH
6 1 (0.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (23.62%) SQL Server
2 189 (19.67%) NoSQL
3 85 (8.84%) Relational Database
4 67 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
5 62 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 61 (6.35%) MySQL
7 59 (6.14%) Hadoop
8 58 (6.04%) Big Data
9 55 (5.72%) MongoDB
10 46 (4.79%) RDBMS
11 37 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 37 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (3.54%) OLTP
13 30 (3.12%) Oracle Database
14 22 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (2.19%) DB2
16 20 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (1.46%) Bigtable
17 14 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 157 (16.34%) Git (software)
2 99 (10.30%) Maven
3 41 (4.27%) Visual Studio
4 40 (4.16%) Subversion
5 39 (4.06%) JUnit
6 34 (3.54%) Jenkins
7 30 (3.12%) Cucumber
8 29 (3.02%) webpack
9 25 (2.60%) NUnit
10 22 (2.29%) Gradle
10 22 (2.29%) Selenium
11 21 (2.19%) Babel
11 21 (2.19%) Bitbucket
11 21 (2.19%) Eclipse
11 21 (2.19%) Rhino Mocks
12 20 (2.08%) Log4Net
12 20 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (1.87%) Mockito
14 15 (1.56%) JIRA
15 13 (1.35%) FitNesse
General
1 214 (22.27%) Finance
2 72 (7.49%) Banking
3 37 (3.85%) Advertising
4 28 (2.91%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.46%) Law
6 7 (0.73%) Legal
6 7 (0.73%) Retail
7 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.42%) Front Office
7 4 (0.42%) Marketing
7 4 (0.42%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.21%) Publishing
9 2 (0.21%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.10%) Automotive
10 1 (0.10%) Electronics
10 1 (0.10%) Games
10 1 (0.10%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.10%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (34.96%) .NET
2 282 (29.34%) HTML
3 235 (24.45%) AngularJS
4 230 (23.93%) ASP.NET
5 196 (20.40%) CSS
6 184 (19.15%) Spring
7 174 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 131 (13.63%) WCF
9 130 (13.53%) Hibernate
10 127 (13.22%) React
11 120 (12.49%) Node.js
12 117 (12.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 102 (10.61%) jQuery
14 100 (10.41%) HTML5
14 100 (10.41%) Web Services
15 97 (10.09%) RESTful
16 88 (9.16%) REST
17 78 (8.12%) XML
18 67 (6.97%) .NET Framework
19 62 (6.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.95%) Enterprise Software
2 84 (8.74%) User Experience
3 60 (6.24%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.87%) Robotics
7 17 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 16 (1.66%) Driving Licence
9 15 (1.56%) Fintech
10 14 (1.46%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.25%) Fixed Income
13 10 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.04%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.83%) Derivative
15 6 (0.62%) Internet of Things
16 5 (0.52%) Animation
16 5 (0.52%) Data Centre
16 5 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
16 5 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 60 (6.24%) Unix
2 52 (5.41%) Linux
3 42 (4.37%) Windows
4 24 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.39%) Android
6 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.10%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (29.55%) TDD
3 270 (28.10%) MVC
4 192 (19.98%) SDLC
5 185 (19.25%) BDD
6 160 (16.65%) OO
7 136 (14.15%) Scrum
8 120 (12.49%) Web Development
9 96 (9.99%) Collaborative Working
10 91 (9.47%) OOP
11 90 (9.37%) Unit Testing
12 89 (9.26%) Test Automation
13 76 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
14 74 (7.70%) Multithreading
15 71 (7.39%) Web Application Development
16 69 (7.18%) Mentoring
17 66 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
17 66 (6.87%) Microservices
18 63 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
19 60 (6.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 422 (43.91%) SQL
2 368 (38.29%) Java
3 354 (36.84%) C#
4 337 (35.07%) JavaScript
5 176 (18.31%) Python
6 87 (9.05%) PL/SQL
7 81 (8.43%) Ruby
8 68 (7.08%) PHP
8 68 (7.08%) T-SQL
9 50 (5.20%) C++
10 43 (4.47%) TypeScript
11 21 (2.19%) ES6
12 20 (2.08%) Java 8
13 18 (1.87%) Apple Swift
13 18 (1.87%) Objective-C
13 18 (1.87%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.56%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.56%) Perl
15 14 (1.46%) XPath
16 12 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (6.97%) Degree
2 25 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 24 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.10%) ACCA
5 1 (0.10%) CIMA
5 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.10%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.10%) MCP
5 1 (0.10%) MCSD
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.77%) QA
2 7 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.21%) EMIR
3 2 (0.21%) MiFID
4 1 (0.10%) GDPR
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 83 (8.64%) Docker
2 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.10%) Firmware
3 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 77 (8.01%) Puppet
2 63 (6.56%) Ansible
3 35 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.25%) Cobbler
5 6 (0.62%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.10%) logstash
7 1 (0.10%) Marathon
7 1 (0.10%) Mesos
Vendors
1 166 (17.27%) Oracle
2 127 (13.22%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.33%) Sybase
4 30 (3.12%) Google
5 27 (2.81%) Facebook
6 18 (1.87%) Xamarin
7 16 (1.66%) Informatica
8 13 (1.35%) Avaloq
8 13 (1.35%) IBM
9 12 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.04%) SAP
10 10 (1.04%) Tableau
11 9 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (0.94%) Talend
12 8 (0.83%) Netezza
13 7 (0.73%) Fiserv
13 7 (0.73%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.73%) Temenos
13 7 (0.73%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.62%) Cognizant