Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 73 105
Rank change year-on-year 0 +32 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 76 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.33% 2.91% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 3.01% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 66 29 41
Glasgow median annual salary £38,250 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -14.77% +17.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £49,750 £50,200 £63,750
Scotland median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% -9.64% +10.67%

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 2182 2092 2461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.63% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1169 1591
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Glasgow

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Glasgow

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 51 (67.11%) C#
2 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (53.95%) .NET
4 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
5 35 (46.05%) Java
6 32 (42.11%) SQL
7 29 (38.16%) TDD
8 23 (30.26%) MVC
8 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
9 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
9 22 (28.95%) OO
10 21 (27.63%) Scrum
11 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (23.68%) Degree
12 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
12 18 (23.68%) Relational Database
13 17 (22.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (19.74%) SDLC
15 15 (19.74%) OOD
16 14 (18.42%) Spring
17 13 (17.11%) NUnit
17 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (17.11%) Moq
17 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
18 12 (15.79%) Finance
18 12 (15.79%) Data Modelling
18 12 (15.79%) SOAP
18 12 (15.79%) JavaScript

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 5 (6.58%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.58%) GitHub
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.68%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.53%) MySQL
5 6 (7.89%) CouchDB
5 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.89%) Neo4j
5 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.26%) Redis
7 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.63%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.63%) DocumentDB
9 1 (1.32%) Big Data
9 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.32%) MS Access
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (17.11%) Moq
3 13 (17.11%) NUnit
4 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.32%) Ant
6 1 (1.32%) Clang
6 1 (1.32%) GDB
6 1 (1.32%) GitLab
6 1 (1.32%) Gradle
6 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.32%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) Xcode
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
2 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) .NET
2 22 (28.95%) ASP.NET
3 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (18.42%) Spring
5 12 (15.79%) SOAP
6 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
7 10 (13.16%) Web Services
8 9 (11.84%) Entity Framework
9 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.53%) CSS
10 7 (9.21%) HTML
10 7 (9.21%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (9.21%) REST
10 7 (9.21%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.89%) jQuery
12 5 (6.58%) JSON
12 5 (6.58%) Spring Cloud
12 5 (6.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.26%) Tandem
3 3 (3.95%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.32%) Derivative
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Fintech
5 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.32%) STB
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Unix
3 5 (6.58%) Android
3 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) TDD
3 23 (30.26%) MVC
4 22 (28.95%) OO
5 21 (27.63%) Scrum
6 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (19.74%) OOD
7 15 (19.74%) SDLC
8 12 (15.79%) Data Modelling
9 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
10 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
10 10 (13.16%) Open Source
11 9 (11.84%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (11.84%) Open Source Development
11 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
12 8 (10.53%) Mobile Development
13 7 (9.21%) Analytics
13 7 (9.21%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (9.21%) Kanban
14 6 (7.89%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (67.11%) C#
2 35 (46.05%) Java
3 32 (42.11%) SQL
4 12 (15.79%) C++
4 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.47%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.32%) Clojure
10 1 (1.32%) ECMAScript
10 1 (1.32%) ES6
10 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.32%) Perl
10 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Degree
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (13.16%) MCAD
3 10 (13.16%) MCSD
3 10 (13.16%) MCTS
4 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Ansible
1 1 (1.32%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (2.63%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.32%) Sun
5 1 (1.32%) Zend