Period
to 27 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 463 405 761
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.63% 43.50% 40.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.29% 45.71% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 331 278 555
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,813 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.65% -9.47%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £62,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,676
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.73% -0.72%

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 1,312 886 1,842
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.46% 95.17% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 893 606 1,302
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - -0.55%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,838 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 189 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (33.26%) C#
2 154 (33.26%) JavaScript
3 137 (29.59%) .NET
4 136 (29.37%) React
5 111 (23.97%) SQL
6 96 (20.73%) HTML
7 95 (20.52%) Azure
8 94 (20.30%) Java
8 94 (20.30%) CSS
9 90 (19.44%) SQL Server
10 73 (15.77%) Social Skills
11 72 (15.55%) AngularJS
12 69 (14.90%) ASP.NET
13 65 (14.04%) Microsoft
13 65 (14.04%) DevOps
14 64 (13.82%) Web Development
15 62 (13.39%) Microservices
16 58 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
17 57 (12.31%) MVC
18 55 (11.88%) AWS
19 54 (11.66%) OOP
20 53 (11.45%) Finance
21 49 (10.58%) Git (software)
22 48 (10.37%) .NET Framework
23 47 (10.15%) Python
24 46 (9.94%) Degree
25 45 (9.72%) Front End Development
26 44 (9.50%) .NET Core
27 43 (9.29%) 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 18 (3.89%) IIS
2 14 (3.02%) CMS
3 8 (1.73%) Apache
3 8 (1.73%) Drupal
3 8 (1.73%) Umbraco
3 8 (1.73%) WordPress
4 7 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.08%) nginx
6 5 (1.08%) SugarCRM
7 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.43%) Podio
9 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.22%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 13 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.73%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 95 (20.52%) Azure
2 55 (11.88%) AWS
3 36 (7.78%) Power Platform
4 14 (3.02%) GCP
5 9 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (1.73%) npm
7 7 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.30%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.86%) SaaS
11 3 (0.65%) Boomi
12 2 (0.43%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (0.43%) GitHub
12 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.43%) Snowflake
13 1 (0.22%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 1 (0.22%) Matillion
13 1 (0.22%) Power Automate
13 1 (0.22%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.86%) Firewall
2 3 (0.65%) Internet
3 2 (0.43%) HTTP
3 2 (0.43%) SNMP
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (7.99%) Relational Database
4 33 (7.13%) MySQL
4 33 (7.13%) Power BI
5 31 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (4.32%) MongoDB
8 19 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (3.24%) Redis
11 13 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (2.38%) Tableau
13 9 (1.94%) Big Data
13 9 (1.94%) NoSQL
14 6 (1.30%) RDBMS
15 5 (1.08%) OLAP
15 5 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
15 5 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 49 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 19 (4.10%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.67%) Subversion
4 9 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.73%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.73%) webpack
6 6 (1.30%) JIRA
7 5 (1.08%) gulp
7 5 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.86%) Xcode
9 3 (0.65%) Maven
10 2 (0.43%) Appium
10 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.43%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.43%) NUnit
10 2 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.43%) Selenium
10 2 (0.43%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.22%) git-flow
General
1 73 (15.77%) Social Skills
2 53 (11.45%) Finance
3 24 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.24%) Documentation Skills
5 11 (2.38%) Banking
6 9 (1.94%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.94%) Publishing
7 7 (1.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 7 (1.51%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.30%) Influencing Skills
8 6 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.08%) Retail
10 4 (0.86%) Law
11 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.65%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Games
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (29.59%) .NET
2 136 (29.37%) React
3 96 (20.73%) HTML
4 94 (20.30%) CSS
5 72 (15.55%) AngularJS
6 69 (14.90%) ASP.NET
7 48 (10.37%) .NET Framework
8 44 (9.50%) .NET Core
9 43 (9.29%) Node.js
10 38 (8.21%) jQuery
11 36 (7.78%) HTML5
12 35 (7.56%) Vue.js
13 28 (6.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (5.83%) REST
14 27 (5.83%) Spring
15 26 (5.62%) Entity Framework
16 25 (5.40%) XML
17 24 (5.18%) Web Services
18 21 (4.54%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (4.54%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.56%) User Experience
2 32 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (3.46%) Legacy Code
4 13 (2.81%) Legacy Systems
5 12 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.59%) FMCG
6 11 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 11 (2.38%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.16%) LIMS
8 9 (1.94%) e-Learning
8 9 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.30%) Raspberry Pi
9 6 (1.30%) Smart Energy
10 5 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.22%) Clustering
11 1 (0.22%) iPad
11 1 (0.22%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.22%) Replication
11 1 (0.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.59%) Linux
2 8 (1.73%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.08%) Unix
4 4 (0.86%) Android
5 2 (0.43%) Windows
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (14.04%) DevOps
3 64 (13.82%) Web Development
4 62 (13.39%) Microservices
5 58 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (12.31%) MVC
7 54 (11.66%) OOP
8 45 (9.72%) Front End Development
9 42 (9.07%) Mentoring
9 42 (9.07%) OO
10 41 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (8.86%) TDD
11 40 (8.64%) Software Engineering
12 35 (7.56%) Computer Science
13 31 (6.70%) SDLC
14 27 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (5.40%) Analytics
15 25 (5.40%) Test Automation
16 24 (5.18%) E-Commerce
17 22 (4.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 154 (33.26%) C#
1 154 (33.26%) JavaScript
2 111 (23.97%) SQL
3 94 (20.30%) Java
4 47 (10.15%) Python
5 39 (8.42%) PHP
6 31 (6.70%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.97%) TypeScript
8 13 (2.81%) C++
8 13 (2.81%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.59%) Java 8
10 9 (1.94%) VB
11 7 (1.51%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.51%) Ruby
11 7 (1.51%) Scala
12 6 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (1.30%) VBA
13 5 (1.08%) ES6
13 5 (1.08%) Go
14 4 (0.86%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 46 (9.94%) Degree
2 20 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.89%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.22%) HNC
7 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) Accessibility
System Software
1 35 (7.56%) Docker
2 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (3.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.30%) Ansible
3 2 (0.43%) Terraform
4 1 (0.22%) Consul
4 1 (0.22%) Istio
4 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.02%) Google
3 13 (2.81%) Blue Prism
4 12 (2.59%) Oracle
4 12 (2.59%) SAP
5 7 (1.51%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.30%) Zend
7 4 (0.86%) Adobe
7 4 (0.86%) Alteryx
7 4 (0.86%) Cognos
7 4 (0.86%) Dell
7 4 (0.86%) IBM
7 4 (0.86%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.65%) Sybase
8 3 (0.65%) VMware
9 2 (0.43%) Databricks
9 2 (0.43%) Solace
9 2 (0.43%) Splunk
9 2 (0.43%) UiPath