Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 77 86
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 71 77 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.26% 3.43% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 3.61% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 51 74 27
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -13.29%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £52,900
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,932
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.45% -8.60%

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 2,103 2,131 2,184
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 94.92% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,523 1,361 1,185
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £30,282 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 47 (66.20%) Java
2 39 (54.93%) SQL
3 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (35.21%) C#
5 23 (32.39%) JavaScript
6 22 (30.99%) Oracle
7 21 (29.58%) .NET
7 21 (29.58%) TDD
8 20 (28.17%) BDD
9 17 (23.94%) Git (software)
9 17 (23.94%) OLTP
9 17 (23.94%) User Experience
10 16 (22.54%) PL/SQL
11 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
12 14 (19.72%) Software Delivery
12 14 (19.72%) AngularJS
12 14 (19.72%) MVC
12 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
13 13 (18.31%) Visualisation
13 13 (18.31%) Data Visualisation
13 13 (18.31%) SDLC
14 12 (16.90%) OO
15 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
15 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
16 10 (14.08%) HTML
16 10 (14.08%) Python
16 10 (14.08%) CSS
16 10 (14.08%) React
17 9 (12.68%) C++

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 8 (11.27%) JBoss
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) Mule
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) GitHub
3 2 (2.82%) Apigee
3 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
2 2 (2.82%) SSL
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) OLTP
2 15 (21.13%) Relational Database
3 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
3 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
5 7 (9.86%) Big Data
6 5 (7.04%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.04%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.04%) QlikView
6 5 (7.04%) Spotfire
6 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.63%) DB2
7 4 (5.63%) KDB
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.41%) Power BI
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) Hudson
3 4 (5.63%) Bitbucket
3 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.23%) Maven
5 2 (2.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Front Office
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.58%) .NET
2 14 (19.72%) AngularJS
2 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET
3 10 (14.08%) CSS
3 10 (14.08%) HTML
3 10 (14.08%) React
4 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (9.86%) REST
5 7 (9.86%) Spring
6 6 (8.45%) jQuery
7 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (5.63%) Redux
7 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Core
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.23%) JPA
8 3 (4.23%) RxJS
8 3 (4.23%) Sass
9 2 (2.82%) Ajax
9 2 (2.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) User Experience
2 7 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Linux
1 8 (11.27%) Unix
2 1 (1.41%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) TDD
3 20 (28.17%) BDD
4 14 (19.72%) MVC
4 14 (19.72%) Software Delivery
5 13 (18.31%) Data Visualisation
5 13 (18.31%) SDLC
5 13 (18.31%) Visualisation
6 12 (16.90%) OO
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
8 7 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.04%) Analytics
11 4 (5.63%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (5.63%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (5.63%) OOD
11 4 (5.63%) OOP
11 4 (5.63%) Refactoring
11 4 (5.63%) SOA
11 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (66.20%) Java
2 39 (54.93%) SQL
3 25 (35.21%) C#
4 23 (32.39%) JavaScript
5 16 (22.54%) PL/SQL
6 10 (14.08%) Python
7 9 (12.68%) C++
8 7 (9.86%) T-SQL
9 6 (8.45%) Perl
10 4 (5.63%) Clojure
10 4 (5.63%) Java 8
11 3 (4.23%) Ruby
11 3 (4.23%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.82%) Apex Code
12 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.82%) Groovy
12 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.41%) COBOL
13 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Oracle
2 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Informatica
3 5 (7.04%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (7.04%) Netezza
3 5 (7.04%) Tableau
3 5 (7.04%) Talend
4 4 (5.63%) MuleSoft
4 4 (5.63%) Sybase
5 2 (2.82%) F5
5 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.82%) Xamarin