Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 44 47
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 170 122 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.40% 5.54% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 5.97% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 108 73 71
Glasgow median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,175 £26,950 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,375 £55,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2109 2045 2348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.82% 92.83% 91.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1094 1499
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 85 (50.00%) Java
1 85 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (27.65%) HTML
3 45 (26.47%) Scrum
4 44 (25.88%) Python
4 44 (25.88%) Test Automation
5 43 (25.29%) JavaScript
6 42 (24.71%) TDD
7 34 (20.00%) Spring
7 34 (20.00%) SQL
8 32 (18.82%) C++
9 31 (18.24%) Degree
9 31 (18.24%) Computer Science
9 31 (18.24%) BDD
10 30 (17.65%) HTML5
11 28 (16.47%) Kanban
11 28 (16.47%) Linux
11 28 (16.47%) Finance
12 25 (14.71%) C#
13 24 (14.12%) XML
13 24 (14.12%) Tomcat
13 24 (14.12%) Selenium
13 24 (14.12%) RESTful
13 24 (14.12%) Hadoop
14 23 (13.53%) MongoDB
14 23 (13.53%) Ruby
14 23 (13.53%) JBoss
14 23 (13.53%) Hibernate
15 21 (12.35%) Web Services
15 21 (12.35%) QA

Software Engineering
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 24 (14.12%) Tomcat
2 23 (13.53%) JBoss
3 15 (8.82%) Jetty
3 15 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 15 (8.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.76%) Confluence
5 2 (1.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.18%) InVision
1 2 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.59%) GitHub
3 1 (0.59%) npm
3 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.82%) AMQP
2 6 (3.53%) SSH
2 6 (3.53%) SSL
3 1 (0.59%) DHCP
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) RS-232
3 1 (0.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.12%) Hadoop
2 23 (13.53%) MongoDB
3 17 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 16 (9.41%) NoSQL
5 15 (8.82%) Couchbase
5 15 (8.82%) Redis
5 15 (8.82%) Riak
6 13 (7.65%) RDBMS
6 13 (7.65%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.53%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.35%) CouchDB
9 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.76%) MySQL
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.18%) Big Data
10 2 (1.18%) DB2
10 2 (1.18%) GIS
11 1 (0.59%) Power BI
11 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (14.12%) Selenium
2 21 (12.35%) Cucumber
3 15 (8.82%) FitNesse
3 15 (8.82%) Vagrant
4 14 (8.24%) JIRA
5 9 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.71%) Git (software)
6 8 (4.71%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.71%) JUnit
6 8 (4.71%) Maven
7 6 (3.53%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.35%) GitLab
8 4 (2.35%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.76%) Appium
9 3 (1.76%) Calabash
9 3 (1.76%) Gatling
9 3 (1.76%) JMeter
9 3 (1.76%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.76%) Subversion
9 3 (1.76%) Toad
General
1 28 (16.47%) Finance
2 10 (5.88%) Electronics
3 7 (4.12%) Games
4 4 (2.35%) Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Advertising
5 2 (1.18%) Front Office
5 2 (1.18%) Legal
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.18%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (38.24%) Software Engineer
2 63 (37.06%) Developer
3 38 (22.35%) Java Developer
4 18 (10.59%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (9.41%) C Software Engineer
6 14 (8.24%) Embedded Engineer
6 14 (8.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 13 (7.65%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (7.65%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (7.06%) Engineering Manager
8 12 (7.06%) Software Manager
8 12 (7.06%) Test Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) Embedded C Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 11 (6.47%) Lead Developer
9 11 (6.47%) Software Developer
9 11 (6.47%) Software Engineering Manager
10 10 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) Kernel Engineer
10 10 (5.88%) Kernel Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.65%) HTML
2 34 (20.00%) Spring
3 30 (17.65%) HTML5
4 24 (14.12%) RESTful
4 24 (14.12%) XML
5 23 (13.53%) Hibernate
6 21 (12.35%) Web Services
7 20 (11.76%) CSS
7 20 (11.76%) JMS
8 19 (11.18%) RabbitMQ
9 16 (9.41%) Kafka
10 15 (8.82%) JPA
10 15 (8.82%) SOAP
10 15 (8.82%) TIBCO EMS
10 15 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (7.65%) JSON
12 12 (7.06%) AngularJS
13 11 (6.47%) .NET
14 10 (5.88%) React
15 9 (5.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.24%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 10 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.88%) Video\Live Streaming
3 8 (4.71%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.53%) Tandem
5 6 (3.53%) User Experience
6 3 (1.76%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.76%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.18%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.18%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.59%) Animation
8 1 (0.59%) AS400
8 1 (0.59%) Derivative
8 1 (0.59%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.59%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.47%) Linux
2 18 (10.59%) Windows
3 16 (9.41%) Android
4 15 (8.82%) Unix
5 14 (8.24%) Apple iOS
6 11 (6.47%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.59%) CentOS
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.47%) Scrum
3 44 (25.88%) Test Automation
4 42 (24.71%) TDD
5 31 (18.24%) BDD
6 28 (16.47%) Kanban
7 19 (11.18%) Mentoring
8 17 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 17 (10.00%) Open Source
8 17 (10.00%) SDLC
9 15 (8.82%) Concurrent Programming
9 15 (8.82%) DSDM
9 15 (8.82%) Integration Testing
9 15 (8.82%) RUP
9 15 (8.82%) System Testing
9 15 (8.82%) UML
9 15 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.65%) Android Development
10 13 (7.65%) Microservices
11 12 (7.06%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (50.00%) Java
2 44 (25.88%) Python
3 43 (25.29%) JavaScript
4 34 (20.00%) SQL
5 32 (18.82%) C++
6 25 (14.71%) C#
7 23 (13.53%) Ruby
8 19 (11.18%) C
9 16 (9.41%) Bash Shell
10 10 (5.88%) PHP
11 8 (4.71%) Groovy
12 7 (4.12%) Scala
13 5 (2.94%) Perl
14 4 (2.35%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.76%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.18%) GraphQL
16 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
16 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
16 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (18.24%) Degree
2 14 (8.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.12%) PhD
4 5 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.18%) MCP
7 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.59%) OCP
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.59%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.35%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) JTAG
2 1 (0.59%) MiFID
2 1 (0.59%) MISRA
System Software
1 18 (10.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Firmware
2 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (9.41%) Ansible
1 16 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (9.41%) Puppet
2 15 (8.82%) Cobbler
3 3 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (10.59%) Oracle
2 16 (9.41%) IBM
3 15 (8.82%) TIBCO
4 12 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.53%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.35%) Adobe
6 4 (2.35%) HP
7 3 (1.76%) Avaloq
7 3 (1.76%) BT
7 3 (1.76%) Google
7 3 (1.76%) Informatica
8 2 (1.18%) Sybase
8 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.59%) Atmel
9 1 (0.59%) ESRI
9 1 (0.59%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.59%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.59%) Pega
9 1 (0.59%) Perforce
9 1 (0.59%) SAP