Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 75 72
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 55 72 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.61% 3.15% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 3.26% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 33
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -10.71%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £53,800
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,682
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.15% -5.79%

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 2,035 2,206 1,978
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.37% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,449 1,421 1,125
Glasgow median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +14.46% -2.35%
10th Percentile £31,100 £31,250 £28,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 33 (60.00%) C#
2 32 (58.18%) .NET
3 30 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (45.45%) Java
5 24 (43.64%) SQL
6 21 (38.18%) MVC
7 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
8 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
8 19 (34.55%) AngularJS
9 18 (32.73%) HTML
10 17 (30.91%) CSS
11 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 11 (20.00%) Python
14 10 (18.18%) OO
14 10 (18.18%) TDD
14 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
15 9 (16.36%) Hudson
15 9 (16.36%) SDLC
15 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
15 9 (16.36%) Finance
16 8 (14.55%) SOA
16 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
16 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (14.55%) Entity Framework
16 8 (14.55%) REST
16 8 (14.55%) Greenfield Project

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 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Mule
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.82%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) PaaS
3 3 (5.45%) SaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.64%) Apigee
4 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.64%) GitHub
4 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.82%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.27%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.64%) Big Data
6 2 (3.64%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (3.64%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.64%) OLTP
6 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.64%) Power BI
7 1 (1.82%) MySQL
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) Hudson
3 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.45%) Maven
6 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.64%) Selenium
6 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.82%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (58.18%) .NET
2 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 19 (34.55%) AngularJS
4 18 (32.73%) HTML
5 17 (30.91%) CSS
6 14 (25.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (14.55%) .NET Framework
7 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (14.55%) Entity Framework
7 8 (14.55%) REST
8 6 (10.91%) jQuery
9 5 (9.09%) CSS3
9 5 (9.09%) HTML5
9 5 (9.09%) React
9 5 (9.09%) Web Services
10 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (7.27%) JPA
10 4 (7.27%) Spring
10 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.27%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
1 5 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) MVC
3 10 (18.18%) OO
3 10 (18.18%) TDD
4 9 (16.36%) SDLC
4 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.55%) SOA
6 7 (12.73%) BDD
6 7 (12.73%) Scrum
6 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Microservices
8 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (9.09%) OOD
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.27%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (7.27%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 33 (60.00%) C#
2 30 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 25 (45.45%) Java
4 24 (43.64%) SQL
5 11 (20.00%) Python
6 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.91%) TypeScript
7 5 (9.09%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.64%) Perl
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.82%) F#
9 1 (1.82%) Groovy
9 1 (1.82%) Java 8
9 1 (1.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Xamarin
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.64%) F5
5 2 (3.64%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.82%) Serena