Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 995 1,014 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.60% 50.83% 37.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.97% 53.14% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 806 647 564
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.43% +1.88%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,250 £59,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 2,371 1,908 2,560
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 95.64% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,720 1,175 1,524
Glasgow median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,988 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,600 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 499 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (41.01%) SQL
3 382 (38.39%) Java
4 377 (37.89%) C#
5 361 (36.28%) .NET
6 335 (33.67%) JavaScript
7 309 (31.06%) HTML
8 299 (30.05%) TDD
9 291 (29.25%) MVC
10 232 (23.32%) ASP.NET
10 232 (23.32%) AngularJS
11 213 (21.41%) SQL Server
12 212 (21.31%) NoSQL
13 210 (21.11%) Python
14 208 (20.90%) CSS
15 205 (20.60%) Spring
16 202 (20.30%) BDD
17 196 (19.70%) SDLC
18 193 (19.40%) Finance
19 181 (18.19%) ASP.NET MVC
20 163 (16.38%) Git (software)
20 163 (16.38%) Oracle
20 163 (16.38%) OO
21 149 (14.97%) Scrum
22 140 (14.07%) Hibernate
22 140 (14.07%) Web Development
23 135 (13.57%) Microsoft
24 132 (13.27%) WCF
24 132 (13.27%) React
25 123 (12.36%) 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 55 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 39 (3.92%) JBoss
3 25 (2.51%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.01%) CMS
4 20 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (1.81%) Apache Spark
6 18 (1.81%) WebLogic
7 15 (1.51%) Jetty
7 15 (1.51%) Umbraco
8 14 (1.41%) MQSeries
9 11 (1.11%) GemFire
10 10 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.60%) Drupal
12 6 (0.60%) IIS
12 6 (0.60%) WordPress
13 5 (0.50%) Confluence
13 5 (0.50%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.40%) Magento
4 2 (0.20%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 97 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (4.32%) npm
4 38 (3.82%) Office 365
5 28 (2.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (1.41%) SaaS
8 12 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.80%) GitHub
10 5 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.40%) PaaS
12 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.21%) HTTP
2 8 (0.80%) Internet
2 8 (0.80%) Intranet
3 6 (0.60%) SMS
4 4 (0.40%) AMQP
5 1 (0.10%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.10%) SSH
5 1 (0.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (21.41%) SQL Server
2 212 (21.31%) NoSQL
3 81 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 77 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
5 76 (7.64%) Hadoop
6 71 (7.14%) MySQL
7 65 (6.53%) Big Data
8 62 (6.23%) MongoDB
9 60 (6.03%) SQL Server 2016
10 50 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 43 (4.32%) RDBMS
12 34 (3.42%) Oracle Database
13 32 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (3.12%) OLTP
15 24 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (1.71%) DB2
18 16 (1.61%) Couchbase
18 16 (1.61%) Redis
18 16 (1.61%) Riak
Development Applications
1 163 (16.38%) Git (software)
2 112 (11.26%) Maven
3 45 (4.52%) Visual Studio
4 44 (4.42%) Subversion
5 37 (3.72%) Jenkins
5 37 (3.72%) JUnit
6 25 (2.51%) Cucumber
7 24 (2.41%) Gradle
7 24 (2.41%) NUnit
7 24 (2.41%) webpack
8 21 (2.11%) Babel
8 21 (2.11%) Rhino Mocks
8 21 (2.11%) Selenium
9 19 (1.91%) Bitbucket
9 19 (1.91%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.91%) Log4Net
10 17 (1.71%) FitNesse
10 17 (1.71%) JIRA
11 16 (1.61%) Mockito
11 16 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 193 (19.40%) Finance
2 68 (6.83%) Advertising
3 63 (6.33%) Banking
4 27 (2.71%) Investment Banking
5 8 (0.80%) Retail
6 5 (0.50%) Front Office
6 5 (0.50%) Law
6 5 (0.50%) Legal
6 5 (0.50%) Local Government
7 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.30%) Automotive
9 2 (0.20%) Publishing
9 2 (0.20%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.10%) Games
10 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.10%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.10%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (36.28%) .NET
2 309 (31.06%) HTML
3 232 (23.32%) AngularJS
3 232 (23.32%) ASP.NET
4 208 (20.90%) CSS
5 205 (20.60%) Spring
6 181 (18.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 140 (14.07%) Hibernate
8 132 (13.27%) React
8 132 (13.27%) WCF
9 123 (12.36%) Node.js
10 118 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 111 (11.16%) REST
12 107 (10.75%) jQuery
13 105 (10.55%) HTML5
14 96 (9.65%) RESTful
15 91 (9.15%) .NET Framework
16 83 (8.34%) JSON
16 83 (8.34%) Web Services
17 75 (7.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.65%) Enterprise Software
2 84 (8.44%) User Experience
3 67 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (1.91%) Fintech
7 19 (1.91%) Robotics
8 14 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 12 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.11%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.11%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (0.50%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.50%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.50%) Derivative
13 5 (0.50%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.40%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 50 (5.03%) Unix
2 46 (4.62%) Linux
3 38 (3.82%) Windows
4 32 (3.22%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.61%) Android
6 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.40%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.10%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (30.05%) TDD
3 291 (29.25%) MVC
4 202 (20.30%) BDD
5 196 (19.70%) SDLC
6 163 (16.38%) OO
7 149 (14.97%) Scrum
8 140 (14.07%) Web Development
9 106 (10.65%) Collaborative Working
10 92 (9.25%) Unit Testing
11 90 (9.05%) Test Automation
12 86 (8.64%) OOP
13 81 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
14 75 (7.54%) Multithreading
15 69 (6.93%) Web Application Development
16 63 (6.33%) Software Delivery
17 61 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
18 58 (5.83%) Mentoring
18 58 (5.83%) Microservices
19 55 (5.53%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 408 (41.01%) SQL
2 382 (38.39%) Java
3 377 (37.89%) C#
4 335 (33.67%) JavaScript
5 210 (21.11%) Python
6 100 (10.05%) Ruby
7 94 (9.45%) PHP
8 75 (7.54%) PL/SQL
9 63 (6.33%) T-SQL
10 33 (3.32%) C++
10 33 (3.32%) TypeScript
11 27 (2.71%) Apple Swift
12 26 (2.61%) Objective-C
13 24 (2.41%) ES6
14 16 (1.61%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.61%) Java 8
15 14 (1.41%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.41%) XPath
16 12 (1.21%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (5.83%) Degree
2 27 (2.71%) BPSS Clearance
2 27 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.20%) OCA
4 2 (0.20%) OCP
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
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
5 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.01%) QA
2 7 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.20%) EMIR
3 2 (0.20%) MiFID
4 1 (0.10%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 98 (9.85%) Docker
2 2 (0.20%) 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 93 (9.35%) Puppet
2 75 (7.54%) Ansible
3 41 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.61%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.20%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.10%) logstash
6 1 (0.10%) Marathon
6 1 (0.10%) Mesos
Vendors
1 163 (16.38%) Oracle
2 135 (13.57%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.91%) Facebook
3 29 (2.91%) Google
4 22 (2.21%) Sybase
5 18 (1.81%) Informatica
5 18 (1.81%) Xamarin
6 15 (1.51%) IBM
7 13 (1.31%) Zend
8 12 (1.21%) Tableau
9 10 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
10 8 (0.80%) Netezza
10 8 (0.80%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.80%) Talend
11 7 (0.70%) Apple
12 6 (0.60%) Cognizant
13 4 (0.40%) Cognos
13 4 (0.40%) SAP
13 4 (0.40%) TIBCO