Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 35 47
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 194 144 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.38% 6.68% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.75% 6.92% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 136 89 97
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,350
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 2216 2082 2463
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.52% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1158 1589
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,375 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 November 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 21 November 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.

1 122 (62.89%) Java
1 122 (62.89%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (41.75%) TDD
3 69 (35.57%) JavaScript
3 69 (35.57%) SQL
4 65 (33.51%) Spring
5 62 (31.96%) C#
6 53 (27.32%) MVC
7 51 (26.29%) .NET
7 51 (26.29%) AngularJS
8 50 (25.77%) Scrum
9 48 (24.74%) CSS
10 47 (24.23%) Relational Database
11 46 (23.71%) HTML
11 46 (23.71%) Hibernate
12 43 (22.16%) JSON
13 41 (21.13%) Finance
13 41 (21.13%) ASP.NET
14 40 (20.62%) Big Data
14 40 (20.62%) BDD
15 38 (19.59%) Test Automation
16 37 (19.07%) Multithreading
16 37 (19.07%) CSS3
17 35 (18.04%) Python
18 34 (17.53%) SQL Server
18 34 (17.53%) Concurrent Programming
19 33 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
20 32 (16.49%) Ember.js
21 31 (15.98%) .NET Framework
21 31 (15.98%) React

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 (5.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.09%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.58%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (1.55%) GemFire
4 3 (1.55%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.03%) Apache
5 2 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.52%) CMS
6 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.52%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Kentico
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.52%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.03%) GitHub
3 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.03%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (24.23%) Relational Database
2 40 (20.62%) Big Data
3 34 (17.53%) SQL Server
4 20 (10.31%) RDBMS
5 17 (8.76%) NoSQL
6 14 (7.22%) MongoDB
7 12 (6.19%) Hadoop
7 12 (6.19%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.64%) MySQL
9 8 (4.12%) DB2
10 6 (3.09%) CouchDB
11 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.55%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.55%) Redis
13 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.73%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.22%) JUnit
3 10 (5.15%) Moq
3 10 (5.15%) NUnit
3 10 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.64%) JIRA
5 8 (4.12%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.09%) Maven
6 6 (3.09%) Subversion
7 4 (2.06%) Selenium
8 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.55%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.55%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.03%) Ant
9 2 (1.03%) Gradle
9 2 (1.03%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.52%) jMock
10 1 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 41 (21.13%) Finance
2 21 (10.82%) Banking
3 11 (5.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Front Office
5 2 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (33.51%) Spring
2 51 (26.29%) .NET
2 51 (26.29%) AngularJS
3 48 (24.74%) CSS
4 46 (23.71%) Hibernate
4 46 (23.71%) HTML
5 43 (22.16%) JSON
6 41 (21.13%) ASP.NET
7 37 (19.07%) CSS3
8 33 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (16.49%) Ember.js
10 31 (15.98%) .NET Framework
10 31 (15.98%) React
11 26 (13.40%) WCF
12 22 (11.34%) Dojo
12 22 (11.34%) REST
12 22 (11.34%) SVG
13 20 (10.31%) Web Services
14 19 (9.79%) jQuery
15 18 (9.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.95%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (6.70%) Robotics
3 10 (5.15%) User Experience
4 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.09%) Tandem
6 5 (2.58%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.52%) Derivative
10 1 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.52%) Fintech
10 1 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.67%) Linux
2 4 (2.06%) Android
2 4 (2.06%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.06%) Unix
2 4 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (62.89%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (41.75%) TDD
3 53 (27.32%) MVC
4 50 (25.77%) Scrum
5 40 (20.62%) BDD
6 38 (19.59%) Test Automation
7 37 (19.07%) Multithreading
8 34 (17.53%) Concurrent Programming
9 30 (15.46%) OO
10 27 (13.92%) SDLC
11 26 (13.40%) Mentoring
11 26 (13.40%) Unit Testing
12 21 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (9.79%) Software Delivery
14 18 (9.28%) Machine Learning
14 18 (9.28%) Microservices
15 15 (7.73%) DevOps
16 14 (7.22%) OOD
17 10 (5.15%) Data Modelling
18 9 (4.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 122 (62.89%) Java
2 69 (35.57%) JavaScript
2 69 (35.57%) SQL
3 62 (31.96%) C#
4 35 (18.04%) Python
5 15 (7.73%) C++
6 6 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.58%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.58%) Ruby
7 5 (2.58%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.06%) PHP
8 4 (2.06%) Scala
9 2 (1.03%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.52%) C
10 1 (0.52%) Perl
10 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.22%) Degree
2 8 (4.12%) MCAD
2 8 (4.12%) MCSD
2 8 (4.12%) MCTS
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.12%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.55%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 25 (12.89%) Oracle
2 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.64%) Sybase
4 6 (3.09%) IBM
5 5 (2.58%) VMware
6 3 (1.55%) Reuters
6 3 (1.55%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.55%) Zend
7 2 (1.03%) Google
7 2 (1.03%) Nintex
7 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore