Period
to 24 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £48,250 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 421 272 767
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 28.88% 40.36% 42.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.61% 42.30% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 298 188 540
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,531 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% -6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,813 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,375 £70,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 1,332 643 1,751
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.36% 95.40% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 918 452 1,182
10th Percentile £32,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £76,075 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Developer in Glasgow

Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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.

1 182 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (34.20%) JavaScript
3 136 (32.30%) C#
4 131 (31.12%) .NET
5 105 (24.94%) React
6 104 (24.70%) SQL
7 99 (23.52%) Java
8 95 (22.57%) Azure
9 88 (20.90%) AngularJS
10 82 (19.48%) SQL Server
10 82 (19.48%) Social Skills
11 80 (19.00%) HTML
12 67 (15.91%) Microsoft
13 66 (15.68%) Mentoring
14 65 (15.44%) Full Stack Development
15 63 (14.96%) CSS
16 60 (14.25%) DevOps
17 58 (13.78%) ASP.NET
18 55 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
19 53 (12.59%) Web Development
20 52 (12.35%) Microservices
21 49 (11.64%) Scrum
22 48 (11.40%) TDD
23 47 (11.16%) Relational Database
23 47 (11.16%) AWS
24 45 (10.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
25 44 (10.45%) MVC
26 43 (10.21%) Greenfield Project
27 42 (9.98%) Degree
28 41 (9.74%) .NET Framework

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 13 (3.09%) CMS
2 12 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.61%) IIS
4 6 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.95%) Confluence
5 4 (0.95%) Drupal
5 4 (0.95%) WordPress
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.24%) Apache
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.24%) nginx
7 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.19%) Magento
3 2 (0.48%) Shopify
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 95 (22.57%) Azure
2 47 (11.16%) AWS
3 26 (6.18%) Power Platform
4 13 (3.09%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (2.85%) GCP
6 10 (2.38%) GitHub
7 9 (2.14%) Microsoft 365
8 8 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.43%) npm
11 5 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (1.19%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.95%) GitHub Actions
13 3 (0.71%) Boomi
13 3 (0.71%) Firebase
13 3 (0.71%) SaaS
14 2 (0.48%) Azure Service Bus
14 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.24%) Amazon ECS
15 1 (0.24%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.43%) HTTP
2 4 (0.95%) Internet
3 2 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.16%) Relational Database
3 39 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (7.13%) MySQL
6 26 (6.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (5.94%) Power BI
8 21 (4.99%) MongoDB
9 17 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (2.61%) Redis
12 10 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.90%) Big Data
14 7 (1.66%) Data Lake
14 7 (1.66%) Essbase
14 7 (1.66%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (1.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 7 (1.66%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (1.66%) Tableau
15 6 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.61%) Subversion
2 11 (2.61%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.90%) JIRA
4 8 (1.90%) webpack
5 6 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.19%) NUnit
7 4 (0.95%) Codeship
7 4 (0.95%) Mocha
7 4 (0.95%) Moq
8 3 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.48%) fastlane
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.24%) Maven
10 1 (0.24%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.24%) Postman
10 1 (0.24%) tSQLt
General
1 82 (19.48%) Social Skills
2 45 (10.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 35 (8.31%) Finance
4 18 (4.28%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.61%) Documentation Skills
6 8 (1.90%) Retail
7 5 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (1.19%) Publishing
8 4 (0.95%) Banking
8 4 (0.95%) Marketing
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Public Speaking
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (31.12%) .NET
2 105 (24.94%) React
3 88 (20.90%) AngularJS
4 80 (19.00%) HTML
5 63 (14.96%) CSS
6 58 (13.78%) ASP.NET
7 41 (9.74%) .NET Framework
8 35 (8.31%) Node.js
9 34 (8.08%) Vue.js
10 29 (6.89%) .NET Core
11 27 (6.41%) Spring
12 26 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (6.18%) jQuery
12 26 (6.18%) Laravel
12 26 (6.18%) REST
13 24 (5.70%) Spring Boot
14 23 (5.46%) HTML5
14 23 (5.46%) RESTful
15 22 (5.23%) XML
16 19 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.21%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (7.13%) User Experience
3 15 (3.56%) Legacy Code
4 14 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.85%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.14%) Legacy Systems
7 8 (1.90%) FMCG
8 6 (1.43%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.43%) LIMS
8 6 (1.43%) Raspberry Pi
9 5 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.71%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.71%) NHS
11 2 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.48%) Social Media
12 1 (0.24%) iPhone
12 1 (0.24%) Photography
12 1 (0.24%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.24%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.56%) Linux
2 12 (2.85%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.61%) Windows
4 10 (2.38%) Unix
5 6 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (15.68%) Mentoring
3 65 (15.44%) Full Stack Development
4 60 (14.25%) DevOps
5 55 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
6 53 (12.59%) Web Development
7 52 (12.35%) Microservices
8 49 (11.64%) Scrum
9 48 (11.40%) TDD
10 44 (10.45%) MVC
11 41 (9.74%) SDLC
12 40 (9.50%) OOP
13 39 (9.26%) Front End Development
14 36 (8.55%) OO
15 35 (8.31%) Software Engineering
16 34 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
18 31 (7.36%) Analytics
19 29 (6.89%) Visualisation
20 26 (6.18%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 144 (34.20%) JavaScript
2 136 (32.30%) C#
3 104 (24.70%) SQL
4 99 (23.52%) Java
5 37 (8.79%) PHP
6 30 (7.13%) Python
7 28 (6.65%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.56%) Apple Swift
9 15 (3.56%) C++
9 15 (3.56%) Java 8
10 14 (3.33%) TypeScript
11 12 (2.85%) Ruby
12 11 (2.61%) Scala
13 10 (2.38%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.38%) R
14 7 (1.66%) Clojure
14 7 (1.66%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.66%) VB
15 6 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (9.98%) Degree
2 31 (7.36%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.89%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.48%) HNC
7 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.09%) QA
2 9 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) Accessibility
System Software
1 27 (6.41%) Docker
2 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.85%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.48%) Ansible
3 2 (0.48%) Terraform
4 1 (0.24%) Consul
4 1 (0.24%) Grafana
4 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.80%) Oracle
3 15 (3.56%) SAP
4 13 (3.09%) Google
5 12 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.43%) Blue Prism
6 6 (1.43%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.19%) Adobe
7 5 (1.19%) Cognos
7 5 (1.19%) IBM
7 5 (1.19%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.71%) Dell
8 3 (0.71%) UiPath
8 3 (0.71%) Zend
9 2 (0.48%) Alteryx
9 2 (0.48%) Intapp
9 2 (0.48%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.24%) Talend
10 1 (0.24%) Twitter
10 1 (0.24%) Xamarin