The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 66 37
Rank change year-on-year +49 -29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 148 49 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.34% 3.84% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.26% 3.93% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 98 24 37
Median salary £50,000 £46,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.52% +4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £40,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.57% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1116 1246 1195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 93.08% 97.57% 94.39%
Number of salaries quoted 716 660 762
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior Developer 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 145 (57.31%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (53.36%) Java
3 113 (44.66%) Relational Database
4 97 (38.34%) SQL
5 79 (31.23%) C#
6 75 (29.64%) JavaScript
7 73 (28.85%) Finance
8 68 (26.88%) TDD
8 68 (26.88%) HTML
9 67 (26.48%) CSS
10 65 (25.69%) Spring
11 57 (22.53%) RDBMS
12 56 (22.13%) SQL Server
12 56 (22.13%) OO
13 47 (18.58%) .NET
13 47 (18.58%) MVC
14 44 (17.39%) Python
15 43 (17.00%) Banking
15 43 (17.00%) AngularJS
16 40 (15.81%) Unix
17 38 (15.02%) CSS3
18 37 (14.62%) ASP.NET
19 36 (14.23%) Hibernate
19 36 (14.23%) Scrum
20 34 (13.44%) C++
20 34 (13.44%) Test Automation
21 33 (13.04%) Oracle
21 33 (13.04%) XML
21 33 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
22 32 (12.65%) SOAP

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 11 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.16%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.37%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.98%) CMS
5 5 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.58%) Apache
7 3 (1.19%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.19%) Immediacy CMS
7 3 (1.19%) Kentico
7 3 (1.19%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.40%) SAS
9 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.16%) GitHub
3 4 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) HTTP
1 1 (0.40%) Intranet
1 1 (0.40%) SNMP
1 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (44.66%) Relational Database
2 57 (22.53%) RDBMS
3 56 (22.13%) SQL Server
4 24 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (8.30%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (8.30%) Oracle Database
7 19 (7.51%) Big Data
8 16 (6.32%) DB2
9 15 (5.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (5.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 15 (5.93%) Oracle9i Database
9 15 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (5.14%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.77%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.98%) KDB
12 5 (1.98%) Kdb+
13 4 (1.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.51%) JUnit
3 17 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.72%) Maven
4 15 (5.93%) PVCS
4 15 (5.93%) Talend Open Studio
5 13 (5.14%) Ant
5 13 (5.14%) Selenium
6 11 (4.35%) Hudson
6 11 (4.35%) Subversion
7 10 (3.95%) Gradle
7 10 (3.95%) TeamCity
8 9 (3.56%) JIRA
9 6 (2.37%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.98%) Moq
10 5 (1.98%) NUnit
11 4 (1.58%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.79%) IntelliJ
General
1 73 (28.85%) Finance
2 43 (17.00%) Banking
3 25 (9.88%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.16%) Legal
5 7 (2.77%) Front Office
6 2 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (26.88%) HTML
2 67 (26.48%) CSS
3 65 (25.69%) Spring
4 47 (18.58%) .NET
5 43 (17.00%) AngularJS
6 38 (15.02%) CSS3
7 37 (14.62%) ASP.NET
8 36 (14.23%) Hibernate
9 33 (13.04%) XML
10 32 (12.65%) JSON
10 32 (12.65%) SOAP
11 31 (12.25%) Ember.js
11 31 (12.25%) HTML5
12 27 (10.67%) Web Services
13 21 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (7.91%) RESTful
15 19 (7.51%) .NET Framework
15 19 (7.51%) React
16 18 (7.11%) WCF
17 17 (6.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (5.53%) User Experience
3 13 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.74%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.37%) Derivative
5 6 (2.37%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.37%) OTC Derivatives
5 6 (2.37%) Tandem
6 4 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.19%) Robotics
8 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.79%) W3C
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.81%) Unix
2 12 (4.74%) Linux
3 7 (2.77%) Android
4 6 (2.37%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (57.31%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (26.88%) TDD
3 56 (22.13%) OO
4 47 (18.58%) MVC
5 36 (14.23%) Scrum
6 34 (13.44%) Test Automation
7 30 (11.86%) Mentoring
8 25 (9.88%) Unit Testing
9 24 (9.49%) Multithreading
10 23 (9.09%) SDLC
11 21 (8.30%) Web Development
12 20 (7.91%) Data Modelling
12 20 (7.91%) OOD
12 20 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (6.32%) BDD
13 16 (6.32%) ETL
14 15 (5.93%) Infrastructure Management
14 15 (5.93%) Machine Learning
14 15 (5.93%) SOA
14 15 (5.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 135 (53.36%) Java
2 97 (38.34%) SQL
3 79 (31.23%) C#
4 75 (29.64%) JavaScript
5 44 (17.39%) Python
6 34 (13.44%) C++
7 21 (8.30%) T-SQL
8 16 (6.32%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.35%) Ruby
9 11 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.77%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.58%) Perl
11 4 (1.58%) PHP
12 3 (1.19%) GraphQL
12 3 (1.19%) Scala
12 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.79%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.79%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (7.91%) Degree
2 17 (6.72%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.79%) MCAD
4 2 (0.79%) MCSD
4 2 (0.79%) MCTS
4 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) MiFID
2 5 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (1.98%) EMIR
2 5 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (13.04%) Oracle
2 20 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.32%) MicroStrategy
4 15 (5.93%) Talend
5 11 (4.35%) Sybase
6 9 (3.56%) IBM
6 9 (3.56%) Xamarin
7 6 (2.37%) Perforce
8 5 (1.98%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.98%) Splunk
9 3 (1.19%) Informatica
9 3 (1.19%) Nintex
9 3 (1.19%) Vertica
10 2 (0.79%) Reuters
10 2 (0.79%) Twitter
11 1 (0.40%) Adobe
11 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.40%) SAP
11 1 (0.40%) Tableau
11 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
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