Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 126 147
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 22 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.90% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 9
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £37,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,500 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%

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 2,373 1,887 2,560
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 95.79% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,716 1,156 1,534
Glasgow median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.23% +2.35%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 19 (86.36%) Java
3 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 18 (81.82%) OO
3 18 (81.82%) Python
4 17 (77.27%) XML
4 17 (77.27%) OOP
4 17 (77.27%) OOA/OOD
4 17 (77.27%) Refactoring
4 17 (77.27%) Relational Database
5 16 (72.73%) NoSQL
5 16 (72.73%) C#
5 16 (72.73%) C++
6 15 (68.18%) MQSeries
6 15 (68.18%) XML Schema
6 15 (68.18%) Middleware
6 15 (68.18%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (68.18%) XPath
6 15 (68.18%) Ruby
6 15 (68.18%) TDD
6 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
6 15 (68.18%) Unit Testing
6 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (68.18%) System Testing
6 15 (68.18%) Complex Event Processing
6 15 (68.18%) BDD
6 15 (68.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (68.18%) Bigtable
6 15 (68.18%) Virtual Team
6 15 (68.18%) Domain Models

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 15 (68.18%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) Relational Database
2 16 (72.73%) NoSQL
3 15 (68.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (68.18%) Bigtable
3 15 (68.18%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) DB2
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Ant
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Gradle
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 20 (90.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) XML
2 15 (68.18%) Middleware
2 15 (68.18%) XML Schema
3 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 2 (9.09%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) LESS
4 1 (4.55%) React
4 1 (4.55%) Sass
4 1 (4.55%) STL
4 1 (4.55%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Virtual Team
2 5 (22.73%) Derivative
3 3 (13.64%) Equities
3 3 (13.64%) Fixed Income
4 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) OO
2 17 (77.27%) OOA/OOD
2 17 (77.27%) OOP
2 17 (77.27%) Refactoring
3 15 (68.18%) BDD
3 15 (68.18%) Complex Event Processing
3 15 (68.18%) Continuous Deployment
3 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (68.18%) Domain Models
3 15 (68.18%) System Testing
3 15 (68.18%) TDD
3 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
3 15 (68.18%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Investment Management
4 5 (22.73%) Wealth Management
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 3 (13.64%) Trade Surveillance
6 3 (13.64%) Web Development
7 2 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) Python
2 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) C#
3 16 (72.73%) C++
4 15 (68.18%) Ruby
4 15 (68.18%) XPath
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (9.09%) EMIR
1 2 (9.09%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Perforce
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft