The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 82 90
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 37 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.14% 2.17% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.22% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 11
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £57,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1096 1259 1203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.96% 97.60% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 698 668 770
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,822 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 36 (54.55%) Java
2 34 (51.52%) C#
3 30 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 27 (40.91%) SQL
5 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (39.39%) SDLC
6 25 (37.88%) Security Cleared
6 25 (37.88%) .NET
7 24 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 21 (31.82%) Open Source
9 20 (30.30%) MongoDB
9 20 (30.30%) Neo4j
9 20 (30.30%) Open Source Development
9 20 (30.30%) Hadoop
10 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
11 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
12 16 (24.24%) MVC
12 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
12 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (19.70%) TDD
14 12 (18.18%) HTML
14 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
15 11 (16.67%) CSS
15 11 (16.67%) SOAP
15 11 (16.67%) Web Services
15 11 (16.67%) OO
15 11 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (15.15%) Python
16 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
16 10 (15.15%) Oracle

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 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.58%) GitHub
4 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (30.30%) Hadoop
2 20 (30.30%) MongoDB
2 20 (30.30%) Neo4j
3 12 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.55%) CouchDB
7 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.52%) MySQL
8 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.09%) Moq
4 6 (9.09%) NUnit
5 5 (7.58%) JIRA
6 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.03%) Appium
7 2 (3.03%) Calabash
7 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.03%) Gatling
7 2 (3.03%) JBehave
7 2 (3.03%) JMeter
7 2 (3.03%) JUnit
7 2 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.52%) Clang
8 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.52%) GDB
8 1 (1.52%) Xcode
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) .NET
2 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET
2 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (18.18%) HTML
4 11 (16.67%) CSS
4 11 (16.67%) SOAP
4 11 (16.67%) Web Services
5 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.61%) JSON
7 6 (9.09%) Middleware
7 6 (9.09%) REST
8 5 (7.58%) jQuery
8 5 (7.58%) RESTful
8 5 (7.58%) WCF
8 5 (7.58%) XML
9 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.06%) Ajax
9 4 (6.06%) LINQ
9 4 (6.06%) Spring
9 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (4.55%) Tandem
2 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Android
2 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (39.39%) SDLC
3 21 (31.82%) Open Source
4 20 (30.30%) Open Source Development
5 16 (24.24%) MVC
6 13 (19.70%) TDD
7 11 (16.67%) OO
8 7 (10.61%) OOD
8 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.09%) Front End Development
9 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.58%) DevOps
10 5 (7.58%) ERP
10 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.58%) Scrum
11 4 (6.06%) BDD
11 4 (6.06%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) Java
2 34 (51.52%) C#
3 27 (40.91%) SQL
4 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.15%) Python
6 4 (6.06%) Scala
7 3 (4.55%) C++
7 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.55%) VB
7 3 (4.55%) VB6
8 2 (3.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) C
9 1 (1.52%) Delphi
9 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (37.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) MCAD
4 3 (4.55%) MCSD
4 3 (4.55%) MCTS
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Oracle
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