Period
to 22 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 79 79
Rank change year-on-year +31 0 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 103 105 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.42% 4.29% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.54% 4.43% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 76 71 58
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £32,250 £27,750 £30,485
90th Percentile £65,000 £45,750 £54,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%

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 1,859 2,368 1,874
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.84% 96.69% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,307 1,713 1,139
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £66,695 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

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 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 67 (65.05%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (51.46%) JavaScript
3 45 (43.69%) MVC
4 43 (41.75%) .NET
5 41 (39.81%) C#
6 40 (38.83%) SQL
7 38 (36.89%) SQL Server
8 36 (34.95%) Java
9 34 (33.01%) OO
9 34 (33.01%) TDD
10 33 (32.04%) HTML
11 31 (30.10%) Microsoft Azure
12 30 (29.13%) CSS
13 29 (28.16%) Degree
14 28 (27.18%) ASP.NET
15 27 (26.21%) Relational Database
16 26 (25.24%) SDLC
17 25 (24.27%) Git (software)
18 24 (23.30%) Python
18 24 (23.30%) OOD
18 24 (23.30%) SOA
19 23 (22.33%) NoSQL
20 22 (21.36%) Microservices
21 21 (20.39%) BDD
21 21 (20.39%) AngularJS
22 20 (19.42%) HTML5
22 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
22 20 (19.42%) RDBMS
22 20 (19.42%) .NET Framework
23 18 (17.48%) Microsoft

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 9 (8.74%) Apache
2 8 (7.77%) lighttpd
2 8 (7.77%) nginx
3 4 (3.88%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.91%) CMS
4 3 (2.91%) JBoss
5 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.97%) Jetty
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.97%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Magento
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.68%) Serverless
4 3 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.94%) SaaS
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 27 (26.21%) Relational Database
3 23 (22.33%) NoSQL
4 20 (19.42%) RDBMS
5 18 (17.48%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.83%) MySQL
7 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.91%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.94%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.94%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.97%) Redis
10 1 (0.97%) Riak
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (24.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.83%) NUnit
3 6 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.85%) Moq
4 5 (4.85%) Selenium
5 4 (3.88%) Hudson
5 4 (3.88%) Subversion
5 4 (3.88%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.91%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.91%) CA Release Automation
6 3 (2.91%) JUnit
6 3 (2.91%) SonarQube
6 3 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.97%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.97%) Grunt
7 1 (0.97%) gulp
7 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (41.75%) .NET
2 33 (32.04%) HTML
3 30 (29.13%) CSS
4 28 (27.18%) ASP.NET
5 21 (20.39%) AngularJS
6 20 (19.42%) .NET Framework
6 20 (19.42%) HTML5
7 18 (17.48%) Entity Framework
8 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (16.50%) CSS3
9 16 (15.53%) Node.js
9 16 (15.53%) React
10 14 (13.59%) Web Services
11 13 (12.62%) React Native
12 9 (8.74%) .NET Core
13 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (6.80%) REST
14 6 (5.83%) Ajax
14 6 (5.83%) Laravel
14 6 (5.83%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Mobile App
2 11 (10.68%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.88%) User Experience
5 3 (2.91%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.97%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.97%) Fintech
7 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.97%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.97%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.97%) SCADA
7 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Android
1 4 (3.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.91%) Linux
2 3 (2.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (65.05%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (43.69%) MVC
3 34 (33.01%) OO
3 34 (33.01%) TDD
4 26 (25.24%) SDLC
5 24 (23.30%) OOD
5 24 (23.30%) SOA
6 22 (21.36%) Microservices
7 21 (20.39%) BDD
8 18 (17.48%) OOA/OOD
8 18 (17.48%) Strategic Thinking
8 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
9 15 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (14.56%) Software Engineering
10 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (12.62%) Artificial Intelligence
11 13 (12.62%) Scrum
12 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
13 11 (10.68%) Waterfall
14 10 (9.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.46%) JavaScript
2 41 (39.81%) C#
3 40 (38.83%) SQL
4 36 (34.95%) Java
5 24 (23.30%) Python
6 18 (17.48%) C++
7 16 (15.53%) PHP
8 8 (7.77%) PHP 7
9 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.91%) Scala
12 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.97%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.97%) ES6
13 1 (0.97%) Java 8
13 1 (0.97%) Ruby
13 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (28.16%) Degree
2 8 (7.77%) HND
3 5 (4.85%) MCAD
3 5 (4.85%) MCSD
3 5 (4.85%) MCTS
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.74%) Xamarin
3 7 (6.80%) Oracle
4 2 (1.94%) Google
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore