Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 25 23
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 143 180 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.26% 8.28% 9.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.50% 8.56% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 110 137 106
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £41,125 £35,050 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,250 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,906 2,104 1,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.78% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,360 1,407 1,080
Glasgow median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 73 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (47.55%) Finance
3 62 (43.36%) HTML
4 58 (40.56%) SQL
5 56 (39.16%) JavaScript
6 55 (38.46%) Java
7 51 (35.66%) SQL Server
8 48 (33.57%) C#
9 47 (32.87%) .NET
10 39 (27.27%) CSS
11 35 (24.48%) HTML5
12 28 (19.58%) SDLC
13 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (18.18%) MVC
15 24 (16.78%) TDD
15 24 (16.78%) Banking
15 24 (16.78%) AngularJS
16 23 (16.08%) Git (software)
16 23 (16.08%) Scrum
16 23 (16.08%) Web Services
16 23 (16.08%) ASP.NET
17 22 (15.38%) Multithreading
18 21 (14.69%) Microsoft
19 20 (13.99%) User Experience
19 20 (13.99%) Front End Development
20 19 (13.29%) Mentoring
20 19 (13.29%) OOP
20 19 (13.29%) OO
20 19 (13.29%) C++
21 18 (12.59%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 14 (9.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.50%) JBoss
2 5 (3.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.10%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Magento
2 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.10%) GitHub
4 3 (2.10%) SaaS
5 2 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.40%) Serverless
6 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.70%) PaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) HTTP
2 2 (1.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (6.29%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.90%) MySQL
5 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.80%) Power BI
7 3 (2.10%) Big Data
7 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.10%) OLAP
7 3 (2.10%) OLTP
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.40%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.40%) HBase
9 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (16.08%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.79%) Cucumber
3 12 (8.39%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.59%) Hudson
4 8 (5.59%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.20%) Android Studio
6 4 (2.80%) GoogleTest
6 4 (2.80%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.10%) Grunt
7 3 (2.10%) gulp
7 3 (2.10%) JIRA
7 3 (2.10%) Maven
7 3 (2.10%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.10%) Toad
8 2 (1.40%) JUnit
8 2 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.40%) Mocha
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 68 (47.55%) Finance
2 24 (16.78%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Law
3 4 (2.80%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Front Office
4 1 (0.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (43.36%) HTML
2 47 (32.87%) .NET
3 39 (27.27%) CSS
4 35 (24.48%) HTML5
5 24 (16.78%) AngularJS
6 23 (16.08%) ASP.NET
6 23 (16.08%) Web Services
7 17 (11.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (10.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (9.79%) Gherkin
9 14 (9.79%) LINQ
10 13 (9.09%) React
10 13 (9.09%) RESTful
10 13 (9.09%) WCF
11 12 (8.39%) XML
12 9 (6.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 9 (6.29%) Spring
13 8 (5.59%) .NET Core
13 8 (5.59%) jQuery
13 8 (5.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) User Experience
2 11 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.10%) Derivative
5 3 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.40%) Robotics
7 1 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.70%) Blog
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.90%) Linux
2 6 (4.20%) Android
3 4 (2.80%) Windows
4 2 (1.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (51.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.58%) SDLC
3 26 (18.18%) MVC
4 24 (16.78%) TDD
5 23 (16.08%) Scrum
6 22 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 20 (13.99%) Front End Development
8 19 (13.29%) Mentoring
8 19 (13.29%) OO
8 19 (13.29%) OOP
9 18 (12.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 17 (11.89%) Microservices
10 17 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (11.19%) Concurrent Programming
12 14 (9.79%) Unit Testing
13 13 (9.09%) Test Automation
14 12 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (6.99%) SOA
15 10 (6.99%) Workflow
16 9 (6.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.56%) SQL
2 56 (39.16%) JavaScript
3 55 (38.46%) Java
4 48 (33.57%) C#
5 19 (13.29%) C++
6 13 (9.09%) Python
7 11 (7.69%) PHP
8 9 (6.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.20%) Kotlin
9 6 (4.20%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.10%) Apex Code
10 3 (2.10%) Java 8
11 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.40%) ES6
11 2 (1.40%) ES7
11 2 (1.40%) Perl
11 2 (1.40%) Ruby
11 2 (1.40%) SOQL
11 2 (1.40%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.40%) MCP
3 2 (1.40%) MCSD
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.79%) Oracle
3 8 (5.59%) Google
4 7 (4.90%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.20%) Zend
6 5 (3.50%) IBM
7 3 (2.10%) Informatica
7 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.10%) Solace
7 3 (2.10%) Talarian
7 3 (2.10%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.40%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.70%) Reuters
9 1 (0.70%) Sybase
9 1 (0.70%) Twitter