Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 914 889 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 39.84% 41.35% 37.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.60% 42.86% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 583 460 645
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 2197 2074 2473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.47% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1154 1595
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 500 (54.70%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (44.64%) Java
3 356 (38.95%) JavaScript
4 342 (37.42%) TDD
5 306 (33.48%) C#
6 279 (30.53%) HTML
7 269 (29.43%) .NET
8 248 (27.13%) SQL Server
9 246 (26.91%) SQL
10 243 (26.59%) MVC
11 203 (22.21%) Scrum
12 202 (22.10%) CSS
13 197 (21.55%) ASP.NET
14 187 (20.46%) Spring
15 180 (19.69%) Finance
16 177 (19.37%) AngularJS
17 166 (18.16%) ASP.NET MVC
18 146 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
19 138 (15.10%) HTML5
20 130 (14.22%) Relational Database
21 127 (13.89%) OO
22 123 (13.46%) BDD
23 118 (12.91%) Python
24 116 (12.69%) Hibernate
25 114 (12.47%) React
26 113 (12.36%) CSS3
27 104 (11.38%) Microsoft
28 103 (11.27%) JSON
29 102 (11.16%) Oracle
30 100 (10.94%) Git (software)

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 40 (4.38%) Tomcat
2 28 (3.06%) JBoss
3 24 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.75%) Confluence
4 16 (1.75%) Jetty
4 16 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 16 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.64%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.42%) SAS
7 10 (1.09%) Apache
7 10 (1.09%) Umbraco
8 8 (0.88%) CMS
9 7 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (0.66%) IIS
11 4 (0.44%) GemFire
12 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.33%) Drupal
13 2 (0.22%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.11%) Lectora
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.66%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.22%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.30%) GitHub
4 18 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (1.53%) SaaS
6 8 (0.88%) Firebase
7 5 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.22%) Office 365
10 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.11%) Force.com
10 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.11%) Heroku
10 1 (0.11%) PaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.75%) AMQP
2 15 (1.64%) Internet
3 5 (0.55%) HTTP
4 4 (0.44%) SSH
4 4 (0.44%) SSL
5 3 (0.33%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) SMS
6 1 (0.11%) SNMP
6 1 (0.11%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (27.13%) SQL Server
2 130 (14.22%) Relational Database
3 98 (10.72%) Big Data
4 92 (10.07%) NoSQL
5 73 (7.99%) MongoDB
6 62 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (6.56%) RDBMS
8 53 (5.80%) Hadoop
9 48 (5.25%) MySQL
10 43 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 36 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (2.74%) Redis
14 24 (2.63%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.86%) DB2
16 16 (1.75%) Couchbase
16 16 (1.75%) Riak
16 16 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (1.53%) PowerCenter
18 12 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 94 (10.28%) Visual Studio
3 42 (4.60%) JUnit
4 36 (3.94%) Jenkins
4 36 (3.94%) Maven
5 35 (3.83%) Subversion
6 33 (3.61%) JIRA
7 30 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 30 (3.28%) Selenium
8 29 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (2.30%) NUnit
10 19 (2.08%) Moq
11 17 (1.86%) FitNesse
12 16 (1.75%) Vagrant
13 14 (1.53%) Gradle
14 12 (1.31%) Ant
14 12 (1.31%) Eclipse
15 11 (1.20%) Mockito
15 11 (1.20%) TeamCity
16 10 (1.09%) Android Studio
General
1 180 (19.69%) Finance
2 50 (5.47%) Banking
3 30 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 20 (2.19%) Advertising
5 17 (1.86%) Automotive
6 11 (1.20%) Publishing
6 11 (1.20%) Retail
7 8 (0.88%) Prime Brokerage
8 6 (0.66%) Marketing
9 5 (0.55%) Law
9 5 (0.55%) Legal
9 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.44%) Electronics
10 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.44%) Games
11 3 (0.33%) Front Office
12 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (30.53%) HTML
2 269 (29.43%) .NET
3 202 (22.10%) CSS
4 197 (21.55%) ASP.NET
5 187 (20.46%) Spring
6 177 (19.37%) AngularJS
7 166 (18.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 138 (15.10%) HTML5
9 116 (12.69%) Hibernate
10 114 (12.47%) React
11 113 (12.36%) CSS3
12 103 (11.27%) JSON
13 99 (10.83%) jQuery
14 92 (10.07%) REST
15 89 (9.74%) RESTful
16 82 (8.97%) .NET Framework
17 64 (7.00%) SOAP
18 61 (6.67%) Web Services
19 57 (6.24%) Node.js
20 55 (6.02%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 93 (10.18%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (7.11%) User Experience
3 46 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.95%) Robotics
6 26 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 24 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 23 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.09%) Graphic Design
9 10 (1.09%) Internet of Things
10 9 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.98%) Equities
10 9 (0.98%) STB
11 8 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
11 8 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
12 7 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.77%) NHS
12 7 (0.77%) Tandem
13 6 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 42 (4.60%) Android
1 42 (4.60%) Unix
2 39 (4.27%) Apple iOS
3 36 (3.94%) Linux
4 22 (2.41%) Windows
5 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (54.70%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (37.42%) TDD
3 243 (26.59%) MVC
4 203 (22.21%) Scrum
5 146 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
6 127 (13.89%) OO
7 123 (13.46%) BDD
8 99 (10.83%) Test Automation
9 93 (10.18%) Mentoring
10 84 (9.19%) SDLC
11 79 (8.64%) Unit Testing
12 75 (8.21%) Concurrent Programming
13 70 (7.66%) Multithreading
14 66 (7.22%) Front End Development
15 65 (7.11%) Software Engineering
16 55 (6.02%) Analytics
16 55 (6.02%) Open Source
17 54 (5.91%) Web Development
18 45 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
19 42 (4.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 408 (44.64%) Java
2 356 (38.95%) JavaScript
3 306 (33.48%) C#
4 246 (26.91%) SQL
5 118 (12.91%) Python
6 58 (6.35%) C++
7 50 (5.47%) PHP
8 43 (4.70%) T-SQL
9 37 (4.05%) Ruby
10 24 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.86%) Bash Shell
11 17 (1.86%) PowerShell
11 17 (1.86%) VB.NET
12 15 (1.64%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.42%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.31%) Scala
15 11 (1.20%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.09%) Apple Swift
17 8 (0.88%) Kotlin
18 7 (0.77%) X++
Qualifications
1 75 (8.21%) Degree
2 20 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (1.64%) MCAD
4 15 (1.64%) MCSD
4 15 (1.64%) MCTS
5 13 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.44%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) ISEB
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) MCSA
8 1 (0.11%) OCA
8 1 (0.11%) OCP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.16%) QA
2 12 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.22%) Basel III
4 1 (0.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 36 (3.94%) Docker
2 11 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (3.28%) Puppet
2 29 (3.17%) Ansible
3 24 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.75%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.22%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 104 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 102 (11.16%) Oracle
3 30 (3.28%) IBM
4 25 (2.74%) Informatica
4 25 (2.74%) Xamarin
5 18 (1.97%) Sybase
5 18 (1.97%) TIBCO
6 17 (1.86%) Zend
7 12 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
8 11 (1.20%) VMware
9 9 (0.98%) Adobe
10 7 (0.77%) Apple
10 7 (0.77%) Facebook
10 7 (0.77%) Google
10 7 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.77%) Tableau
11 6 (0.66%) Netezza
12 5 (0.55%) Cognos
12 5 (0.55%) Reuters
13 4 (0.44%) Teradata