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The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

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

Software Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 38 34 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 104 86 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.96% 6.14% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 6.64% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 59 27
10th Percentile £32,400 £33,750 -
25th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £64,000
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +24.35% -3.50% +17.65%

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 1,625 1,295 974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.07% 92.50% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 850 883 668
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,600 £31,088
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,280 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.04% +2.84% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £54,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £61,725
Scotland median annual salary £54,500 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +14.74% +3.83% +1.67%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Glasgow

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, Software Engineer job roles required the following 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 65 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 57 (54.81%) Agile
4 53 (50.96%) .NET
5 52 (50.00%) Java
6 45 (43.27%) Azure
7 41 (39.42%) React
8 38 (36.54%) AWS
8 38 (36.54%) SQL
9 37 (35.58%) C#
9 37 (35.58%) Docker
10 33 (31.73%) HTML
10 33 (31.73%) ASP.NET
10 33 (31.73%) CSS
11 29 (27.88%) Spring
12 25 (24.04%) GCP
12 25 (24.04%) AngularJS
13 24 (23.08%) Node.js
14 23 (22.12%) CI/CD
14 23 (22.12%) TDD
15 22 (21.15%) Git (software)
16 21 (20.19%) Redux
16 21 (20.19%) Cloud Computing
16 21 (20.19%) TypeScript
17 20 (19.23%) NoSQL
17 20 (19.23%) Front End Development
18 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
18 19 (18.27%) MVC
18 19 (18.27%) Social Skills
19 18 (17.31%) BDD

Software Engineer 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 3 (2.88%) Confluence
2 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.96%) Blender
1 1 (0.96%) Houdini
1 1 (0.96%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 45 (43.27%) Azure
2 38 (36.54%) AWS
3 25 (24.04%) GCP
4 21 (20.19%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (12.50%) SaaS
6 9 (8.65%) npm
7 2 (1.92%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.92%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (1.92%) Serverless
8 1 (0.96%) GitHub
8 1 (0.96%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.46%) HTTP
1 14 (13.46%) SSL
2 2 (1.92%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 14 (13.46%) MongoDB
2 14 (13.46%) MySQL
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (11.54%) Redis
4 5 (4.81%) Firebird
5 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.58%) Postman
3 9 (8.65%) Grunt
3 9 (8.65%) webpack
4 5 (4.81%) NUnit
5 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.88%) JIRA
6 2 (1.92%) git-flow
6 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.96%) GitLab
7 1 (0.96%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (18.27%) Social Skills
2 15 (14.42%) Marketing
3 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 3 (2.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.92%) Police
5 2 (1.92%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Finance
6 1 (0.96%) Games
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (50.96%) .NET
2 41 (39.42%) React
3 33 (31.73%) ASP.NET
3 33 (31.73%) CSS
3 33 (31.73%) HTML
4 29 (27.88%) Spring
5 25 (24.04%) AngularJS
6 24 (23.08%) Node.js
7 21 (20.19%) Redux
8 15 (14.42%) HTML5
8 15 (14.42%) Ruby on Rails
9 14 (13.46%) Angular 2
9 14 (13.46%) REST
10 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET Core
11 12 (11.54%) RxJS
12 11 (10.58%) Web Services
13 10 (9.62%) Spring Boot
14 9 (8.65%) CSS3
14 9 (8.65%) Ext JS
14 9 (8.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) User Experience
2 12 (11.54%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.92%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) IoT
4 1 (0.96%) NHS
4 1 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) Android
2 7 (6.73%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.77%) Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Unix
5 2 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (54.81%) Agile
3 23 (22.12%) CI/CD
3 23 (22.12%) TDD
4 20 (19.23%) Front End Development
5 19 (18.27%) MVC
6 18 (17.31%) BDD
6 18 (17.31%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (16.35%) Software Testing
7 17 (16.35%) Test Automation
8 16 (15.38%) Machine Learning
9 15 (14.42%) Full Stack Development
9 15 (14.42%) Web Development
10 14 (13.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 14 (13.46%) OOP
11 13 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (12.50%) DevOps
11 13 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 13 (12.50%) Microservices
12 12 (11.54%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 52 (50.00%) Java
3 38 (36.54%) SQL
4 37 (35.58%) C#
5 21 (20.19%) TypeScript
6 16 (15.38%) C++
6 16 (15.38%) Go
6 16 (15.38%) Python
7 15 (14.42%) Ruby
8 8 (7.69%) C
9 6 (5.77%) Scala
9 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.81%) Delphi
10 5 (4.81%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.81%) PHP
11 3 (2.88%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.88%) Perl
12 2 (1.92%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.92%) ES6
12 2 (1.92%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 37 (35.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) Google
2 15 (14.42%) Verint
3 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.96%) SAP