Period
to 29 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 496 766 995
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 44.29% 40.53% 40.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 46.18% 41.43% 42.09%
Number of salaries quoted 375 562 843
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,513 £32,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,775 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,074 1,849 2,364
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 97.83% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 757 1,306 1,717
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 246 (49.60%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (45.56%) JavaScript
3 172 (34.68%) CSS
4 156 (31.45%) HTML
5 155 (31.25%) .NET
6 154 (31.05%) C#
7 143 (28.83%) Java
8 120 (24.19%) AngularJS
9 114 (22.98%) SQL
10 108 (21.77%) TDD
11 100 (20.16%) Git (software)
12 86 (17.34%) MVC
12 86 (17.34%) React
13 83 (16.73%) ASP.NET
14 80 (16.13%) Microservices
14 80 (16.13%) Azure
15 77 (15.52%) SQL Server
16 67 (13.51%) Spring
17 66 (13.31%) OO
18 65 (13.10%) Finance
19 62 (12.50%) Front End Development
20 58 (11.69%) Test Automation
21 57 (11.49%) TypeScript
22 53 (10.69%) User Experience
23 52 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
24 51 (10.28%) HTML5
24 51 (10.28%) Docker
25 50 (10.08%) Mentoring
25 50 (10.08%) Web Development
26 49 (9.88%) Degree

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 15 (3.02%) Tomcat
2 13 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (2.42%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.81%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.01%) CMS
6 3 (0.60%) SAS
6 3 (0.60%) WordPress
7 2 (0.40%) Drupal
7 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.20%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.20%) Moodle
8 1 (0.20%) Mule
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.20%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.62%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 80 (16.13%) Azure
2 36 (7.26%) AWS
3 8 (1.61%) SaaS
4 7 (1.41%) npm
5 6 (1.21%) GitHub
5 6 (1.21%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.01%) iPaaS
7 4 (0.81%) Google Play
8 3 (0.60%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.60%) Serverless
9 2 (0.40%) Slack
9 2 (0.40%) Yarn
10 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.20%) Force.com
10 1 (0.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.01%) HTTP
2 3 (0.60%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.27%) Relational Database
3 31 (6.25%) MySQL
4 28 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 27 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.62%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.22%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.21%) Power BI
14 5 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
15 4 (0.81%) Big Data
15 4 (0.81%) Electronic Patient Records
15 4 (0.81%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 100 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.45%) Subversion
3 28 (5.65%) Jenkins
4 26 (5.24%) Maven
5 25 (5.04%) Selenium
6 16 (3.23%) Gradle
7 14 (2.82%) JUnit
7 14 (2.82%) PostCSS
8 13 (2.62%) Gerrit
9 11 (2.22%) Ant
9 11 (2.22%) GitLab
10 9 (1.81%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.61%) JIRA
12 7 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.21%) Android Studio
13 6 (1.21%) NUnit
14 5 (1.01%) webpack
15 4 (0.81%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.81%) Eclipse
16 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (13.10%) Finance
2 19 (3.83%) Public Sector
3 14 (2.82%) Banking
3 14 (2.82%) Retail
4 13 (2.62%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.42%) Games
6 8 (1.61%) Electronics
7 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.40%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (34.68%) CSS
2 156 (31.45%) HTML
3 155 (31.25%) .NET
4 120 (24.19%) AngularJS
5 86 (17.34%) React
6 83 (16.73%) ASP.NET
7 67 (13.51%) Spring
8 51 (10.28%) HTML5
9 49 (9.88%) Spring Boot
10 48 (9.68%) REST
11 43 (8.67%) .NET Core
12 42 (8.47%) .NET Framework
13 41 (8.27%) RESTful
14 40 (8.06%) Sass
15 37 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 36 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
17 34 (6.85%) Web Services
18 31 (6.25%) jQuery
18 31 (6.25%) JSON
19 30 (6.05%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.69%) User Experience
2 41 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (7.66%) Mobile App
4 27 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.21%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.01%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.01%) Robotics
8 4 (0.81%) EPoS
9 3 (0.60%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.60%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.60%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.60%) NHS
9 3 (0.60%) Smart Energy
10 2 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.27%) Android
2 44 (8.87%) Apple iOS
3 31 (6.25%) Windows
4 23 (4.64%) Linux
4 23 (4.64%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (4.64%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (2.42%) CentOS
5 12 (2.42%) Ubuntu
6 11 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (49.60%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (21.77%) TDD
3 86 (17.34%) MVC
4 80 (16.13%) Microservices
5 66 (13.31%) OO
6 62 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 58 (11.69%) Test Automation
8 52 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (10.08%) Mentoring
9 50 (10.08%) Web Development
10 42 (8.47%) Mobile Development
11 40 (8.06%) iOS Development
12 38 (7.66%) DevOps
13 37 (7.46%) Scrum
14 36 (7.26%) Android Development
15 34 (6.85%) BDD
16 31 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (6.25%) SDLC
16 31 (6.25%) Software Engineering
17 30 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 226 (45.56%) JavaScript
2 154 (31.05%) C#
3 143 (28.83%) Java
4 114 (22.98%) SQL
5 57 (11.49%) TypeScript
6 37 (7.46%) PHP
7 36 (7.26%) Python
8 35 (7.06%) Java 8
9 30 (6.05%) Ruby
10 25 (5.04%) ES6
11 24 (4.84%) Apple Swift
11 24 (4.84%) Kotlin
12 19 (3.83%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.62%) C++
14 12 (2.42%) PowerShell
15 10 (2.02%) Objective-C
15 10 (2.02%) Scala
16 9 (1.81%) Apex Code
17 5 (1.01%) C
17 5 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (9.88%) Degree
2 9 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.62%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 51 (10.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (5.85%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.21%) Ansible
3 1 (0.20%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.20%) MIIS
3 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (7.66%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.03%) Oracle
3 15 (3.02%) Apple
4 12 (2.42%) VMware
5 9 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.41%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.21%) Zend
8 5 (1.01%) Automation Anywhere
8 5 (1.01%) Blue Prism
8 5 (1.01%) Google
8 5 (1.01%) Juniper
8 5 (1.01%) UiPath
9 3 (0.60%) Cognos
9 3 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.40%) IBM
10 2 (0.40%) SAP
10 2 (0.40%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.40%) Tableau
11 1 (0.20%) Facebook
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore