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The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

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

Software Developer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 72 34 43
Rank change year-on-year -38 +9 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 42 78 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.74% 5.88% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 6.40% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 20 59 29
10th Percentile £33,250 £23,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £37,813 £34,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,313 £55,625 £60,000
90th Percentile £67,375 £60,650 £90,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +8.64%

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 1,413 1,219 801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.11% 91.93% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 827 848 551
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,850 £32,250
25th Percentile £38,691 £37,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,250 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.82% -0.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £64,250 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,575 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Glasgow

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Glasgow

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 30 (71.43%) C#
3 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
4 24 (57.14%) SQL
4 24 (57.14%) React
5 22 (52.38%) Full Stack Development
6 19 (45.24%) Agile
7 16 (38.10%) Azure
7 16 (38.10%) Social Skills
8 15 (35.71%) TypeScript
8 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
9 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 14 (33.33%) Degree
9 14 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (28.57%) AWS
11 12 (28.57%) Pair Programming
11 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
11 12 (28.57%) OOP
11 12 (28.57%) OO
12 11 (26.19%) DevOps
13 10 (23.81%) Python
13 10 (23.81%) HTML
13 10 (23.81%) .NET Core
14 9 (21.43%) MVC
14 9 (21.43%) Java
14 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
15 8 (19.05%) Docker
15 8 (19.05%) Microservices
15 8 (19.05%) SaaS

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 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Azure
2 12 (28.57%) AWS
3 8 (19.05%) SaaS
4 3 (7.14%) GCP
5 2 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) Redis
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (38.10%) Social Skills
2 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 24 (57.14%) React
3 10 (23.81%) .NET Core
3 10 (23.81%) HTML
4 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 8 (19.05%) CSS
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (9.52%) Node.js
7 4 (9.52%) RESTful
8 3 (7.14%) Kafka
8 3 (7.14%) Spring
9 2 (4.76%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.76%) Laravel
9 2 (4.76%) Redux
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (2.38%) JSON
10 1 (2.38%) Micronaut
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Renewable Energy
3 1 (2.38%) e-Health
3 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Full Stack Development
2 19 (45.24%) Agile
3 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
4 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 14 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (28.57%) OO
5 12 (28.57%) OOP
5 12 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 11 (26.19%) DevOps
7 9 (21.43%) MVC
8 8 (19.05%) Microservices
9 6 (14.29%) SOLID
9 6 (14.29%) TDD
10 4 (9.52%) Fintech
10 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.14%) BDD
11 3 (7.14%) Scrum
11 3 (7.14%) SDLC
12 2 (4.76%) API Development
12 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) C#
2 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
3 24 (57.14%) SQL
4 15 (35.71%) TypeScript
5 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Python
7 9 (21.43%) Java
8 3 (7.14%) PHP
9 2 (4.76%) C++
9 2 (4.76%) Elixir
9 2 (4.76%) Perl
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby
10 1 (2.38%) C
10 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) IFRS
1 1 (2.38%) IFRS 17
1 1 (2.38%) IFRS 9
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com