Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 134 142
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 10 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.45% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £38,375 £50,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £50,000 £48,813
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 2128 2173 2429
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 96.41% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1178 1573
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,950 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) C
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) Electronics
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) STL
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Qt
7 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) Android Development
8 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
8 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
8 1 (10.00%) RS-232
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Vision
8 1 (10.00%) QML
8 1 (10.00%) Perl

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) RS-232
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (20.00%) Qt
3 2 (20.00%) STL
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Django
4 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (10.00%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Vision
3 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) C
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Python
5 2 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JTAG