The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 90 90
Rank change year-on-year +30 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 43 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.55% 1.54% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 1.58% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 10
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £24,225 £27,475
10% offered a salary of more than £46,375 £49,300 £45,250
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 1125 1266 1188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.90% 97.46% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 2445 3056
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (53.52%) Java
3 27 (38.03%) SDLC
4 23 (32.39%) Hadoop
4 23 (32.39%) MongoDB
5 22 (30.99%) Open Source
5 22 (30.99%) Linux
6 21 (29.58%) C
6 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
6 21 (29.58%) Open Source Development
7 20 (28.17%) Neo4j
8 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (22.54%) Embedded Linux
10 13 (18.31%) Device Driver Development
10 13 (18.31%) Device Driver
10 13 (18.31%) C++
11 12 (16.90%) Python
12 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
13 10 (14.08%) Degree
13 10 (14.08%) SQL
13 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
14 6 (8.45%) CSS
14 6 (8.45%) .NET
14 6 (8.45%) HTML
14 6 (8.45%) Internet
14 6 (8.45%) Android
14 6 (8.45%) Apple iOS
14 6 (8.45%) DevOps
15 5 (7.04%) Mobile Development
15 5 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree

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 2 (2.82%) Apache
1 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Pega PRPC
1 1 (1.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) Hadoop
1 23 (32.39%) MongoDB
2 20 (28.17%) Neo4j
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) Big Data
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.63%) Electronics
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
1 6 (8.45%) CSS
1 6 (8.45%) HTML
2 5 (7.04%) Ajax
3 4 (5.63%) jQuery
3 4 (5.63%) Qt
4 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.23%) Node.js
4 3 (4.23%) Yocto
5 2 (2.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.82%) REST
5 2 (2.82%) SOAP
5 2 (2.82%) STL
5 2 (2.82%) Symfony
5 2 (2.82%) Web Services
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.41%) LAMP
6 1 (1.41%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Device Driver
2 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (4.23%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.23%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.23%) Verilog
4 3 (4.23%) VHDL
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Linux
2 16 (22.54%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (8.45%) Android
3 6 (8.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.23%) Windows
5 1 (1.41%) CentOS
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (38.03%) SDLC
3 22 (30.99%) Open Source
4 21 (29.58%) Open Source Development
5 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (18.31%) Device Driver Development
7 6 (8.45%) DevOps
8 5 (7.04%) Mobile Development
8 5 (7.04%) OO
9 4 (5.63%) Android Development
9 4 (5.63%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.23%) Analytics
10 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.23%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (4.23%) Data Analytics
10 3 (4.23%) MVC
11 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
11 2 (2.82%) Requirements Management
11 2 (2.82%) TDD
11 2 (2.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (53.52%) Java
2 21 (29.58%) C
3 13 (18.31%) C++
4 12 (16.90%) Python
5 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.08%) SQL
6 5 (7.04%) C#
7 4 (5.63%) Assembly Language
7 4 (5.63%) Scala
8 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.23%) PHP
9 2 (2.82%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.41%) Jython
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) Degree
3 5 (7.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.41%) OCA
4 1 (1.41%) OCP
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
1 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.41%) AVEVA
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle
2 1 (1.41%) Pega
2 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
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