Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 18 61
Rank change year-on-year -40 +43 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 126 266 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.51% 11.63% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 12.26% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 101 167 66
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £76,250 £64,750
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 2,211 2,169 2,378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 94.80% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,627 1,304 1,318
Glasgow median annual salary £45,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 71 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (51.59%) Java
3 57 (45.24%) SQL
4 53 (42.06%) JavaScript
5 48 (38.10%) Finance
6 44 (34.92%) HTML
7 42 (33.33%) .NET
8 40 (31.75%) Scrum
9 37 (29.37%) MVC
9 37 (29.37%) C#
10 35 (27.78%) AngularJS
11 33 (26.19%) TDD
12 32 (25.40%) CSS
13 31 (24.60%) ASP.NET
14 30 (23.81%) SQL Server
15 28 (22.22%) Python
16 26 (20.63%) SDLC
16 26 (20.63%) Multithreading
16 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
17 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
18 24 (19.05%) Concurrent Programming
19 23 (18.25%) Test Automation
20 22 (17.46%) OO
21 20 (15.87%) Spring
22 18 (14.29%) Hibernate
22 18 (14.29%) BDD
23 17 (13.49%) HTML5
23 17 (13.49%) Big Data
24 15 (11.90%) Software Delivery
24 15 (11.90%) User Experience

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 7 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.17%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) CMS
4 2 (1.59%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) Immediacy CMS
4 2 (1.59%) Kentico
4 2 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.59%) Sitefinity
4 2 (1.59%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.38%) GitHub
4 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.59%) Serverless
5 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Internet
2 2 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.49%) Big Data
3 8 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.59%) MySQL
8 2 (1.59%) Power BI
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.79%) DB2
9 1 (0.79%) KDB
9 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.97%) Android Studio
4 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.38%) JIRA
5 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.59%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.59%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.59%) Subversion
6 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.79%) Gradle
7 1 (0.79%) gulp
7 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.79%) JUnit
7 1 (0.79%) Maven
7 1 (0.79%) MSTest
7 1 (0.79%) Toad
7 1 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 48 (38.10%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Banking
3 6 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Front Office
5 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.92%) HTML
2 42 (33.33%) .NET
3 35 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 32 (25.40%) CSS
5 31 (24.60%) ASP.NET
6 20 (15.87%) Spring
7 18 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 17 (13.49%) HTML5
9 13 (10.32%) React
10 12 (9.52%) jQuery
11 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (6.35%) XML
13 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (5.56%) CSS3
13 7 (5.56%) SignalR
13 7 (5.56%) Web Services
14 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (4.76%) RESTful
14 6 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (3.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) User Experience
2 10 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.35%) Robotics
4 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.17%) Fintech
6 3 (2.38%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.14%) Linux
1 9 (7.14%) Unix
2 5 (3.97%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) DC/OS
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (56.35%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.75%) Scrum
3 37 (29.37%) MVC
4 33 (26.19%) TDD
5 26 (20.63%) Multithreading
5 26 (20.63%) SDLC
6 24 (19.05%) Concurrent Programming
7 23 (18.25%) Test Automation
8 22 (17.46%) OO
9 18 (14.29%) BDD
10 15 (11.90%) Software Delivery
11 13 (10.32%) Front End Development
11 13 (10.32%) Web Development
12 12 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 12 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.73%) Unit Testing
14 9 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (6.35%) Machine Learning
16 6 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (4.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (51.59%) Java
2 57 (45.24%) SQL
3 53 (42.06%) JavaScript
4 37 (29.37%) C#
5 28 (22.22%) Python
6 11 (8.73%) C++
7 8 (6.35%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.97%) Kotlin
9 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.38%) Perl
11 2 (1.59%) Ruby
12 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (2.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.79%) Marathon
2 1 (0.79%) Mesos
Vendors
1 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle
3 10 (7.94%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.17%) IBM
5 2 (1.59%) Google
5 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.59%) Sybase
6 1 (0.79%) Informatica
6 1 (0.79%) Solace
6 1 (0.79%) Talarian
6 1 (0.79%) TIBCO