Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 138 129
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 13 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.59% 0.45% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.47% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 1
Glasgow median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -10.00% +25.00%
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 2,127 2,132 2,194
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 94.92% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 1,361 1,191
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £30,362 £30,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Glasgow

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Glasgow

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018, Senior Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) SDLC
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) OO
6 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
7 4 (30.77%) React
7 4 (30.77%) Microservices
7 4 (30.77%) Prototyping
7 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (23.08%) DevOps
8 3 (23.08%) Java 8
8 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (23.08%) Coaching
8 3 (23.08%) Big Data
8 3 (23.08%) BDD
8 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
8 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
8 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
8 3 (23.08%) C

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.69%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Functions
2 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) MariaDB
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 4 (30.77%) React
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) EJB
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) JSP
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) DOM
6 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) Servlets
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) Struts
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Microservices
5 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (30.77%) Prototyping
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Analytics
8 1 (7.69%) Android Development
8 1 (7.69%) Change Control
8 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
8 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java 8
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle