Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £46,750 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 160 138
Rank change year-on-year +33 -22 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 15 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.68% 0.12% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.12% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Glasgow median annual salary £46,750 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.70% +35.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £51,250 £36,500
90th Percentile £53,600 £59,750 £53,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.20% +28.13% -11.11%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2092 2492 2363
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.62% 97.04% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1415 1544
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,100 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +4.94%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Glasgow

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Glasgow

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) SOAP
5 7 (46.67%) Web Services
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) RESTful
5 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
6 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (33.33%) BDD
7 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 5 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (33.33%) Apache Camel
7 5 (33.33%) Android Development
7 5 (33.33%) iOS Development
7 5 (33.33%) CouchDB
7 5 (33.33%) Kanban
7 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Android
7 5 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 5 (33.33%) Tandem
7 5 (33.33%) JSON
7 5 (33.33%) Spring
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle
7 5 (33.33%) Java

Senior Software 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 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) CouchDB
3 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Moq
1 3 (20.00%) NUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) RESTful
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Camel
2 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Tandem
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
1 5 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Android Development
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 5 (33.33%) Kanban
5 5 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) OOD
8 2 (13.33%) ERP
8 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
8 2 (13.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Delphi
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCAD
2 1 (6.67%) MCSD
2 1 (6.67%) MCTS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
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