The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 62 79 59
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 25 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.75% 2.24% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.31% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 22
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,080 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 881 1255 1090
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.81% 96.91% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 510 792 720
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Glasgow

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 26 (50.00%) SQL
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) C#
2 23 (44.23%) Java
3 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 21 (40.38%) .NET
4 21 (40.38%) Software Engineering
5 18 (34.62%) HTML
5 18 (34.62%) SDLC
6 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
7 16 (30.77%) CSS
8 13 (25.00%) MVC
8 13 (25.00%) Python
9 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 12 (23.08%) jQuery
9 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (19.23%) Open Source
10 10 (19.23%) Finance
11 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
12 8 (15.38%) Scala
12 8 (15.38%) Hadoop
12 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
12 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 8 (15.38%) Neo4j
12 8 (15.38%) DevOps
12 8 (15.38%) Open Source Development
13 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
13 7 (13.46%) Ajax

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (3.85%) JBoss
1 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Multicast
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 8 (15.38%) Neo4j
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.85%) Big Data
4 2 (3.85%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Redis
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Grunt
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) HTML
3 16 (30.77%) CSS
4 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (23.08%) jQuery
5 7 (13.46%) Ajax
6 6 (11.54%) WCF
7 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.69%) XML
9 3 (5.77%) Spring
10 2 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.85%) Middleware
10 2 (3.85%) Node.js
10 2 (3.85%) REST
10 2 (3.85%) Sass
11 1 (1.92%) HTML5
11 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (1.92%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) Software Engineering
3 18 (34.62%) SDLC
4 13 (25.00%) MVC
5 10 (19.23%) Open Source
6 8 (15.38%) DevOps
6 8 (15.38%) Open Source Development
7 6 (11.54%) Web Development
8 5 (9.62%) TDD
9 4 (7.69%) Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Data Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum
11 2 (3.85%) Algorithmic Trading
11 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.85%) ERP
11 2 (3.85%) ITIL
11 2 (3.85%) Low Latency
12 1 (1.92%) Deep Learning
12 1 (1.92%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 23 (44.23%) C#
2 23 (44.23%) Java
3 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (25.00%) Python
5 8 (15.38%) Scala
6 6 (11.54%) C++
7 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.77%) Clojure
9 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.85%) Perl
10 1 (1.92%) Groovy
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby
10 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.92%) VB
10 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
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