Period
to 4 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £56,750 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -29 +8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 65 96 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.25% 11.68% 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.60% 12.31% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 52 72 100
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £39,750
25th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,750 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.30% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,313 £60,313
90th Percentile " £86,125 £73,875
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1,414 780 1,730
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.36% 94.89% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 962 566 1,212
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,656 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £76,225 £68,750 £63,603
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Developer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Glasgow

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 33 (50.77%) AngularJS
2 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
4 26 (40.00%) HTML
4 26 (40.00%) Java
5 25 (38.46%) C#
5 25 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 22 (33.85%) React
7 20 (30.77%) SQL
8 19 (29.23%) Node.js
9 18 (27.69%) SDLC
9 18 (27.69%) Front End Development
10 17 (26.15%) CSS
11 16 (24.62%) Full Stack Development
12 15 (23.08%) TDD
13 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
13 14 (21.54%) Vue.js
14 13 (20.00%) Python
15 12 (18.46%) .NET
16 11 (16.92%) Scrum
16 11 (16.92%) Spring
17 10 (15.38%) webpack
17 10 (15.38%) Coaching
18 9 (13.85%) ES6
18 9 (13.85%) npm
18 9 (13.85%) Public Sector
18 9 (13.85%) Degree
18 9 (13.85%) SEO
18 9 (13.85%) Internet
18 9 (13.85%) Sass

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 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) npm
2 5 (7.69%) AWS
3 2 (3.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.54%) Azure
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.54%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) webpack
2 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.15%) Subversion
4 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.54%) git-flow
5 1 (1.54%) tSQLt
General
1 9 (13.85%) Public Sector
2 8 (12.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 7 (10.77%) Finance
4 6 (9.23%) Social Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
7 1 (1.54%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.77%) AngularJS
2 26 (40.00%) HTML
3 22 (33.85%) React
4 19 (29.23%) Node.js
5 17 (26.15%) CSS
6 14 (21.54%) Vue.js
7 12 (18.46%) .NET
8 11 (16.92%) Spring
9 9 (13.85%) Backbone.js
9 9 (13.85%) Sass
10 6 (9.23%) Hibernate
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (6.15%) WCF
12 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
12 3 (4.62%) GraphQL
12 3 (4.62%) Spring Boot
12 3 (4.62%) Web Services
13 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
13 2 (3.08%) jQuery
13 2 (3.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.69%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.54%) DataPower
5 1 (1.54%) Legacy Code
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
1 3 (4.62%) Unix
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Mentoring
3 18 (27.69%) Front End Development
3 18 (27.69%) SDLC
4 16 (24.62%) Full Stack Development
5 15 (23.08%) TDD
6 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
7 11 (16.92%) Scrum
8 10 (15.38%) Coaching
9 9 (13.85%) SEO
10 8 (12.31%) Change Control
10 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
10 8 (12.31%) Web Development
11 7 (10.77%) BDD
12 6 (9.23%) DevOps
12 6 (9.23%) Microservices
12 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (7.69%) Prototyping
14 4 (6.15%) Fintech
14 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
2 26 (40.00%) Java
3 25 (38.46%) C#
4 20 (30.77%) SQL
5 13 (20.00%) Python
6 9 (13.85%) ES6
6 9 (13.85%) Go
7 7 (10.77%) Java 8
8 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.62%) TypeScript
10 2 (3.08%) PHP
11 1 (1.54%) Clojure
11 1 (1.54%) R
11 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
1 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (3.08%) Adobe
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.54%) IBM
2 1 (1.54%) Pega
2 1 (1.54%) Sitecore