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The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

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

Senior Software Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 88 74
Rank change year-on-year -19 -14 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 9 20 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.59% 1.50% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.64% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 5
10th Percentile £47,875 - -
25th Percentile £50,313 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,750 £56,250 £59,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.44% -4.66% -1.67%
75th Percentile £65,313 £62,188 £63,500
90th Percentile £66,625 £65,000 £68,900
Scotland median annual salary £64,750 £50,000 £53,125
% change year-on-year +29.50% -5.88% +11.84%

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 1,393 1,222 758
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.95% 91.88% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 818 847 519
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £64,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Glasgow

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Glasgow

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, Senior Software Engineer job roles required the following 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Agile
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (77.78%) AWS
2 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (77.78%) TypeScript
2 7 (77.78%) React
3 6 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (66.67%) RxJS
3 6 (66.67%) Cloud Native
3 6 (66.67%) Redux
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET Core
3 6 (66.67%) Architectural Design
3 6 (66.67%) GCP
3 6 (66.67%) Redis
3 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 6 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (66.67%) Docker
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 6 (66.67%) Line Management
3 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) Logistics
3 6 (66.67%) Refactoring
3 6 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (66.67%) Product Management
3 6 (66.67%) Azure
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET

Senior Software Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) AWS
2 6 (66.67%) Azure
2 6 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (66.67%) GCP
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 6 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 6 (66.67%) Redis
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) React
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET Core
2 6 (66.67%) Redux
2 6 (66.67%) RxJS
3 1 (11.11%) GraphQL
3 1 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Cloud Native
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Renewable Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Agile
3 6 (66.67%) Architectural Design
3 6 (66.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 6 (66.67%) Line Management
3 6 (66.67%) Logistics
3 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (66.67%) OOP
3 6 (66.67%) Product Management
3 6 (66.67%) Refactoring
3 6 (66.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Clean Code
5 1 (11.11%) Event-Driven
5 1 (11.11%) Event-Driven Programming
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) TypeScript
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Java
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Google
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft