Period
to 24 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

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
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 61 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +36 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 89 97 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.67% 4.97% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.91% 5.13% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 60 58 36
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £40,125 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.38% +14.64% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,450 £31,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £48,125
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 1,507 1,891 2,212
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.92% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,099 1,329 1,503
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +9.83%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £31,400
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 February 2020.

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 February 2020, 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 51 (57.30%) .NET
2 50 (56.18%) C#
2 50 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (51.69%) JavaScript
4 37 (41.57%) CSS
5 35 (39.33%) SQL
6 31 (34.83%) Azure
7 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET
8 29 (32.58%) Java
8 29 (32.58%) Microservices
9 25 (28.09%) AngularJS
10 24 (26.97%) .NET Core
10 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
10 24 (26.97%) HTML
11 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
12 21 (23.60%) MVC
13 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
13 20 (22.47%) Degree
13 20 (22.47%) Greenfield Project
14 19 (21.35%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (19.10%) Web Services
15 17 (19.10%) Spring
16 16 (17.98%) Analytics
16 16 (17.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (17.98%) TypeScript
16 16 (17.98%) Docker
16 16 (17.98%) React
16 16 (17.98%) Maven
17 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
17 15 (16.85%) Computer Science

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 7 (7.87%) Umbraco
2 4 (4.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.25%) CMS
3 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.25%) WordPress
4 1 (1.12%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (34.83%) Azure
2 12 (13.48%) AWS
3 1 (1.12%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.37%) Big Data
5 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Maven
2 14 (15.73%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.61%) Gerrit
4 12 (13.48%) Gradle
5 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.49%) Ant
6 4 (4.49%) JUnit
6 4 (4.49%) Selenium
7 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.12%) Grunt
8 1 (1.12%) gulp
8 1 (1.12%) MSI
8 1 (1.12%) webpack
General
1 10 (11.24%) Retail
2 7 (7.87%) Automotive
3 5 (5.62%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.25%) Finance
5 1 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (57.30%) .NET
2 37 (41.57%) CSS
3 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET
4 25 (28.09%) AngularJS
5 24 (26.97%) .NET Core
5 24 (26.97%) HTML
6 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
7 17 (19.10%) Spring
7 17 (19.10%) Web Services
8 16 (17.98%) React
9 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (14.61%) Spring Boot
11 11 (12.36%) Entity Framework
12 8 (8.99%) CSS3
12 8 (8.99%) HTML5
13 6 (6.74%) jQuery
13 6 (6.74%) RESTful
14 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
14 4 (4.49%) ReactiveX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (21.35%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.99%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.62%) User Experience
5 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.37%) Robotics
7 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.12%) e-Health
8 1 (1.12%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.58%) Microservices
3 21 (23.60%) MVC
4 16 (17.98%) Analytics
4 16 (17.98%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (16.85%) Computer Science
5 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
5 15 (16.85%) TDD
6 14 (15.73%) Predictive Analytics
7 13 (14.61%) Data Management
7 13 (14.61%) Multivariate Analysis
7 13 (14.61%) Performance Testing
8 12 (13.48%) Web Application Development
9 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
10 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.99%) Scrum
12 7 (7.87%) API Development
12 7 (7.87%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (7.87%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) C#
2 46 (51.69%) JavaScript
3 35 (39.33%) SQL
4 29 (32.58%) Java
5 16 (17.98%) TypeScript
6 10 (11.24%) Python
7 7 (7.87%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.49%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.25%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) Go
9 2 (2.25%) Perl
9 2 (2.25%) PHP
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.12%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.12%) C
10 1 (1.12%) Clojure
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.12%) R
10 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) Degree
2 11 (12.36%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 16 (17.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (26.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) UiPath
3 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.12%) Apple
4 1 (1.12%) Charles River
4 1 (1.12%) Facebook
4 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com