Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £47,250 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 118 152
Rank change year-on-year -16 +34 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 12 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.55% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 3
Glasgow median annual salary £47,250 £41,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.55% -17.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £44,750 £37,875 £46,500
90th Percentile £51,000 £43,625 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% +21.88%

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 2,114 1,836 2,521
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.58% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,397 1,089 1,614
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,325 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +2.41%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (83.33%) .NET
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (50.00%) TDD
6 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (50.00%) Microservices
6 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (50.00%) DevOps
6 6 (50.00%) SOLID
6 6 (50.00%) REST
7 5 (41.67%) Data Analytics
7 5 (41.67%) Analytics
7 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
7 5 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (41.67%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (41.67%) CouchDB
7 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
7 5 (41.67%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (41.67%) Akka
7 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
7 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (41.67%) Concurrent Programming

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 1 (8.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (41.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (41.67%) Cosmos DB
1 5 (41.67%) CouchDB
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Redis
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Moq
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (50.00%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) Akka
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (41.67%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Laravel
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) Symfony
5 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) Microservices
4 6 (50.00%) SOLID
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (41.67%) Concurrent Programming
5 5 (41.67%) Data Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Information Security
5 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) SOA
5 5 (41.67%) Workflow
6 3 (25.00%) MVVM
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) MCAD
1 2 (16.67%) MCSD
1 2 (16.67%) MCTS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Google
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) Zend