Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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

Senior Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 21 47
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 142 221 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.48% 9.90% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.70% 10.43% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 118 157 77
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £70,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 2,118 2,119 2,209
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 94.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,536 1,350 1,200
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £30,330 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 77 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (47.18%) HTML
3 65 (45.77%) Java
3 65 (45.77%) Finance
4 64 (45.07%) SQL
5 57 (40.14%) JavaScript
6 43 (30.28%) SQL Server
6 43 (30.28%) CSS
7 42 (29.58%) .NET
8 39 (27.46%) C#
9 38 (26.76%) Scrum
10 32 (22.54%) HTML5
11 31 (21.83%) AngularJS
11 31 (21.83%) MVC
12 27 (19.01%) TDD
13 26 (18.31%) Git (software)
13 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (17.61%) ASP.NET
14 25 (17.61%) OO
14 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
15 24 (16.90%) Multithreading
15 24 (16.90%) SDLC
16 23 (16.20%) Front End Development
17 20 (14.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 20 (14.08%) User Experience
18 19 (13.38%) Test Automation
19 18 (12.68%) Python
19 18 (12.68%) Mentoring
19 18 (12.68%) Concurrent Programming
20 17 (11.97%) Web Services

Senior 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 10 (7.04%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.41%) JBoss
5 1 (0.70%) Apache
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Kentico
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.11%) GitHub
3 3 (2.11%) Serverless
4 2 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.70%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (1.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.34%) Big Data
3 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.82%) MySQL
8 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.11%) OLAP
8 3 (2.11%) OLTP
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (2.11%) Power BI
8 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.41%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.41%) HBase
9 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.75%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.34%) Android Studio
3 9 (6.34%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.52%) Hudson
4 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.82%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.82%) GoogleTest
5 4 (2.82%) gulp
6 3 (2.11%) Grunt
6 3 (2.11%) JIRA
6 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.11%) Toad
7 2 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.41%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.41%) JUnit
7 2 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.41%) Mocha
7 2 (1.41%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 65 (45.77%) Finance
2 16 (11.27%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Investment Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Law
4 4 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Front Office
5 1 (0.70%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (47.18%) HTML
2 43 (30.28%) CSS
3 42 (29.58%) .NET
4 32 (22.54%) HTML5
5 31 (21.83%) AngularJS
6 25 (17.61%) ASP.NET
7 17 (11.97%) Web Services
8 14 (9.86%) Spring
9 13 (9.15%) React
10 12 (8.45%) jQuery
10 12 (8.45%) XML
11 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (7.04%) RESTful
13 9 (6.34%) Gherkin
13 9 (6.34%) Hibernate
13 9 (6.34%) LINQ
13 9 (6.34%) SignalR
13 9 (6.34%) WCF
14 8 (5.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.08%) User Experience
2 13 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.52%) Robotics
5 4 (2.82%) Fintech
6 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.11%) Derivative
6 3 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.11%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Android
2 7 (4.93%) Linux
3 3 (2.11%) Windows
4 2 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (54.23%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.76%) Scrum
3 31 (21.83%) MVC
4 27 (19.01%) TDD
5 25 (17.61%) OO
6 24 (16.90%) Multithreading
6 24 (16.90%) SDLC
7 23 (16.20%) Front End Development
8 20 (14.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 19 (13.38%) Test Automation
10 18 (12.68%) Concurrent Programming
10 18 (12.68%) Mentoring
11 14 (9.86%) OOP
12 13 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (8.45%) Web Development
14 10 (7.04%) BDD
14 10 (7.04%) Unit Testing
15 9 (6.34%) Android Development
15 9 (6.34%) Microservices
15 9 (6.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.77%) Java
2 64 (45.07%) SQL
3 57 (40.14%) JavaScript
4 39 (27.46%) C#
5 18 (12.68%) Python
6 16 (11.27%) C++
7 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.34%) Kotlin
8 9 (6.34%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.23%) PHP
10 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.41%) ES6
10 2 (1.41%) ES7
10 2 (1.41%) Perl
10 2 (1.41%) Ruby
11 1 (0.70%) C
11 1 (0.70%) Java 8
11 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.97%) Oracle
3 10 (7.04%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.52%) IBM
4 5 (3.52%) Zend
5 4 (2.82%) Google
6 3 (2.11%) Informatica
6 3 (2.11%) Solace
6 3 (2.11%) Talarian
6 3 (2.11%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.41%) Sybase
8 1 (0.70%) Sitecore