Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 17 50
Rank change year-on-year -33 +33 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 154 243 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.29% 12.44% 5.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 12.97% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 115 142 66
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.29% +1.67%
10th Percentile £40,350 £37,500 £32,125
90th Percentile £58,250 £75,625 £64,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +0.00%

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 2,368 1,874 2,550
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 95.95% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,713 1,139 1,532
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 93 (60.39%) Java
2 86 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (53.25%) SQL
4 59 (38.31%) Scrum
5 55 (35.71%) TDD
6 49 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 49 (31.82%) C#
6 49 (31.82%) MVC
7 48 (31.17%) Python
8 47 (30.52%) AngularJS
9 43 (27.92%) .NET
9 43 (27.92%) Spring
10 38 (24.68%) Finance
11 37 (24.03%) HTML
11 37 (24.03%) ASP.NET
11 37 (24.03%) CSS
11 37 (24.03%) BDD
12 36 (23.38%) Multithreading
13 35 (22.73%) Concurrent Programming
14 34 (22.08%) Big Data
15 32 (20.78%) Test Automation
15 32 (20.78%) Hibernate
16 31 (20.13%) JSON
17 30 (19.48%) SDLC
18 25 (16.23%) React
18 25 (16.23%) Software Delivery
19 23 (14.94%) Oracle
20 21 (13.64%) REST
21 20 (12.99%) Mentoring
21 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure

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 16 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.44%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.95%) CMS
3 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.30%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.30%) IIS
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.30%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.65%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
5 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.65%) Kentico
5 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.95%) GitHub
4 3 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) SSH
2 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.08%) Big Data
2 20 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 19 (12.34%) NoSQL
4 17 (11.04%) Oracle Database
5 16 (10.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (10.39%) Relational Database
6 11 (7.14%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (3.25%) TKPROF
8 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.95%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.95%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.95%) MySQL
10 1 (0.65%) DB2
10 1 (0.65%) KDB
10 1 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.55%) JIRA
4 5 (3.25%) Gradle
4 5 (3.25%) Maven
4 5 (3.25%) Toad
5 4 (2.60%) Ant
5 4 (2.60%) Subversion
6 3 (1.95%) JUnit
6 3 (1.95%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.30%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.30%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.65%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.65%) MSTest
8 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (24.68%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Banking
3 10 (6.49%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.25%) Advertising
4 5 (3.25%) Local Government
5 1 (0.65%) Front Office
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.52%) AngularJS
2 43 (27.92%) .NET
2 43 (27.92%) Spring
3 37 (24.03%) ASP.NET
3 37 (24.03%) CSS
3 37 (24.03%) HTML
4 32 (20.78%) Hibernate
5 31 (20.13%) JSON
6 25 (16.23%) React
7 21 (13.64%) REST
8 20 (12.99%) .NET Framework
9 19 (12.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (11.69%) jQuery
10 18 (11.69%) Web Services
11 16 (10.39%) CSS3
11 16 (10.39%) XML
12 15 (9.74%) WCF
13 12 (7.79%) Dojo
13 12 (7.79%) SOAP
13 12 (7.79%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Robotics
2 14 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (9.09%) User Experience
3 7 (4.55%) Fintech
4 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.95%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.95%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.84%) Unix
2 8 (5.19%) Linux
3 6 (3.90%) Windows
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) DC/OS
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (38.31%) Scrum
3 55 (35.71%) TDD
4 49 (31.82%) MVC
5 37 (24.03%) BDD
6 36 (23.38%) Multithreading
7 35 (22.73%) Concurrent Programming
8 32 (20.78%) Test Automation
9 30 (19.48%) SDLC
10 25 (16.23%) Software Delivery
11 20 (12.99%) Mentoring
11 20 (12.99%) OO
12 17 (11.04%) Machine Learning
13 15 (9.74%) Web Development
14 14 (9.09%) Unit Testing
15 13 (8.44%) Migration
16 11 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (7.14%) DevOps
16 11 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
17 8 (5.19%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 93 (60.39%) Java
2 82 (53.25%) SQL
3 49 (31.82%) C#
3 49 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 48 (31.17%) Python
5 10 (6.49%) Ruby
6 9 (5.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.90%) PHP
7 6 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.60%) C++
9 3 (1.95%) Java 8
10 2 (1.30%) C
10 2 (1.30%) Perl
10 2 (1.30%) Scala
11 1 (0.65%) Groovy
11 1 (0.65%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (3.25%) Degree
3 2 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.65%) Marathon
2 1 (0.65%) Mesos
2 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) Oracle
2 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.55%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.25%) IBM
5 3 (1.95%) Google
5 3 (1.95%) Zend
6 2 (1.30%) Informatica
6 2 (1.30%) Reuters
6 2 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.65%) Sybase