The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 60 91 86
Rank change year-on-year +31 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 28 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.00% 1.31% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 1.35% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 10
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 901 1258 1117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.67% 96.99% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 511 801 738
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -5.08%  
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Glasgow

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (65.96%) Java
3 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) SDLC
5 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
5 13 (27.66%) SQL
6 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
7 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
7 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
8 10 (21.28%) C
8 10 (21.28%) CSS
8 10 (21.28%) Python
9 9 (19.15%) HTML
9 9 (19.15%) Neo4j
9 9 (19.15%) DevOps
9 9 (19.15%) Open Source
9 9 (19.15%) Open Source Development
10 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (17.02%) Ajax
10 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
11 7 (14.89%) jQuery
11 7 (14.89%) Degree
11 7 (14.89%) Scala
12 6 (12.77%) C++
12 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.77%) Internet
13 5 (10.64%) C#
13 5 (10.64%) Linux
13 5 (10.64%) Legal
14 4 (8.51%) OO

Software Engineer 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 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
1 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
2 9 (19.15%) Neo4j
3 3 (6.38%) Big Data
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.13%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Legal
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Publishing
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) CSS
2 9 (19.15%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) Ajax
4 7 (14.89%) jQuery
5 4 (8.51%) .NET
6 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.38%) REST
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.26%) Node.js
7 2 (4.26%) SOAP
7 2 (4.26%) Spring
7 2 (4.26%) Web Services
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.13%) J2EE
8 1 (2.13%) Symfony
8 1 (2.13%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.13%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.13%) Verilog
4 1 (2.13%) VHDL
4 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.04%) SDLC
4 9 (19.15%) DevOps
4 9 (19.15%) Open Source
4 9 (19.15%) Open Source Development
5 4 (8.51%) Analytics
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analytics
5 4 (8.51%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) Android Development
6 3 (6.38%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.38%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.38%) MVC
6 3 (6.38%) UML
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.26%) Cryptography
7 2 (4.26%) Device Driver Development
7 2 (4.26%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) C
3 10 (21.28%) Python
4 7 (14.89%) Scala
5 6 (12.77%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) C#
7 3 (6.38%) Assembly Language
8 2 (4.26%) Ada
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.26%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) AVEVA
2 1 (2.13%) IBM
2 1 (2.13%) Sybase
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