Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 20 42
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 169 186 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.39% 10.04% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.67% 10.39% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 130 103 82
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.61% +1.76%
10th Percentile £38,625 £37,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,750 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%

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 2,204 1,791 2,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 96.71% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,493 1,082 1,651
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +1.23%
10th Percentile £31,375 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 February 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 February 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.

1 109 (64.50%) Java
2 102 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (49.11%) SQL
4 69 (40.83%) Scrum
5 68 (40.24%) TDD
6 57 (33.73%) JavaScript
7 54 (31.95%) C#
8 53 (31.36%) Spring
9 52 (30.77%) JSON
10 51 (30.18%) AngularJS
11 48 (28.40%) BDD
11 48 (28.40%) MVC
12 45 (26.63%) .NET
13 42 (24.85%) Multithreading
14 41 (24.26%) Concurrent Programming
15 39 (23.08%) Big Data
16 37 (21.89%) Test Automation
16 37 (21.89%) ASP.NET
16 37 (21.89%) CSS
16 37 (21.89%) Python
17 36 (21.30%) HTML
18 35 (20.71%) REST
19 31 (18.34%) Hibernate
20 30 (17.75%) .NET Framework
20 30 (17.75%) React
21 29 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC
21 29 (17.16%) Finance
22 28 (16.57%) Oracle
23 27 (15.98%) Web Services
23 27 (15.98%) Software Delivery

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 12 (7.10%) Apache Spark
2 9 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.55%) Oracle Coherence
4 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.78%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.18%) CMS
6 2 (1.18%) GemFire
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (2.96%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.18%) Office 365
5 2 (1.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) SNMP
2 1 (0.59%) SSH
2 1 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (23.08%) Big Data
2 21 (12.43%) Oracle Database
2 21 (12.43%) SQL Server
3 19 (11.24%) Relational Database
4 18 (10.65%) NoSQL
5 14 (8.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (8.28%) RDBMS
6 9 (5.33%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.96%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (2.96%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.96%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.96%) TKPROF
9 4 (2.37%) MySQL
10 2 (1.18%) DB2
10 2 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.69%) JIRA
2 11 (6.51%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.92%) JUnit
4 9 (5.33%) Maven
5 6 (3.55%) Ant
5 6 (3.55%) Gradle
6 5 (2.96%) Toad
7 4 (2.37%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.37%) Moq
7 4 (2.37%) NUnit
7 4 (2.37%) Subversion
7 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.18%) Selenium
8 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.59%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.59%) jMock
9 1 (0.59%) Mockito
General
1 29 (17.16%) Finance
2 17 (10.06%) Banking
3 8 (4.73%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.96%) Advertising
4 5 (2.96%) Local Government
5 2 (1.18%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.36%) Spring
2 52 (30.77%) JSON
3 51 (30.18%) AngularJS
4 45 (26.63%) .NET
5 37 (21.89%) ASP.NET
5 37 (21.89%) CSS
6 36 (21.30%) HTML
7 35 (20.71%) REST
8 31 (18.34%) Hibernate
9 30 (17.75%) .NET Framework
9 30 (17.75%) React
10 29 (17.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (15.98%) Web Services
12 26 (15.38%) WCF
13 24 (14.20%) CSS3
14 22 (13.02%) XML
15 21 (12.43%) Dojo
15 21 (12.43%) Ember.js
15 21 (12.43%) jQuery
15 21 (12.43%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Robotics
2 16 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (7.10%) User Experience
4 5 (2.96%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.96%) Fintech
5 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.37%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.18%) Tandem
7 1 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.59%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.73%) Linux
2 5 (2.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.18%) Unix
3 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (60.36%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (40.83%) Scrum
3 68 (40.24%) TDD
4 48 (28.40%) BDD
4 48 (28.40%) MVC
5 42 (24.85%) Multithreading
6 41 (24.26%) Concurrent Programming
7 37 (21.89%) Test Automation
8 27 (15.98%) Software Delivery
9 22 (13.02%) SDLC
10 19 (11.24%) DevOps
11 17 (10.06%) Machine Learning
11 17 (10.06%) Mentoring
12 16 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (8.88%) Microservices
13 15 (8.88%) Web Development
14 14 (8.28%) OO
15 12 (7.10%) Unit Testing
16 11 (6.51%) Migration
17 10 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (64.50%) Java
2 83 (49.11%) SQL
3 57 (33.73%) JavaScript
4 54 (31.95%) C#
5 37 (21.89%) Python
6 10 (5.92%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.92%) Ruby
7 8 (4.73%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.14%) PHP
9 4 (2.37%) C++
9 4 (2.37%) Scala
10 2 (1.18%) C
10 2 (1.18%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.51%) Degree
2 5 (2.96%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (2.96%) MCAD
2 5 (2.96%) MCSD
2 5 (2.96%) MCTS
2 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.14%) Docker
2 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (16.57%) Oracle
2 9 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.96%) Google
4 4 (2.37%) IBM
4 4 (2.37%) Reuters
5 3 (1.78%) Sybase
5 3 (1.78%) VMware
5 3 (1.78%) Zend
6 2 (1.18%) Nintex
7 1 (0.59%) Informatica
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.59%) Xamarin