Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Programmer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 117 122
Rank change year-on-year -25 +5 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 6 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 0.93% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.96% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 34
Glasgow median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +13.77%
10th Percentile £34,188 £31,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,125 £50,775
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.90%

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 2216 2082 2463
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.52% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1158 1589
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,375 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Glasgow

Programmer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Programmer in Glasgow

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Reuters
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) StreamWeaver
3 1 (16.67%) EngageOne
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (16.67%) SOA

Programmer 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 1 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (16.67%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) EngageOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Clojure
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XPath
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Reuters