Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 34 43
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 213 174 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.51% 7.50% 6.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.06% 8.09% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 151 111 70
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +11.89% -10.63%
10th Percentile £33,500 £27,500 £25,450
90th Percentile £70,000 £56,250 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +2.56%

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 2,118 2,151 2,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.60% 92.72% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,589 1,354 1,164
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £61,025
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.41% -1.12% +4.71%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 128 (60.09%) Java
2 121 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (43.19%) SQL
4 81 (38.03%) JavaScript
5 62 (29.11%) Python
6 53 (24.88%) OO
7 52 (24.41%) C#
8 47 (22.07%) TDD
9 44 (20.66%) .NET
10 43 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (19.25%) NoSQL
11 41 (19.25%) Relational Database
12 35 (16.43%) Spring
12 35 (16.43%) HTML
13 34 (15.96%) Test Automation
13 34 (15.96%) Analytics
14 33 (15.49%) Git (software)
15 32 (15.02%) Scrum
16 31 (14.55%) Finance
16 31 (14.55%) Linux
16 31 (14.55%) SDLC
17 30 (14.08%) BDD
17 30 (14.08%) AngularJS
18 28 (13.15%) MVC
19 26 (12.21%) SQL Server
19 26 (12.21%) Microservices
20 25 (11.74%) CSS
20 25 (11.74%) Hibernate
20 25 (11.74%) Degree
20 25 (11.74%) Computer Science

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 10 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.29%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.82%) Confluence
4 5 (2.35%) Jetty
5 4 (1.88%) GemFire
5 4 (1.88%) JBoss
5 4 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.88%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.41%) CMS
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) Drupal
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.69%) Serverless
4 9 (4.23%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (4.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (4.23%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.41%) SaaS
7 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.47%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.47%) GitHub
8 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) HTTP
2 3 (1.41%) AMQP
2 3 (1.41%) SNMP
2 3 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
3 2 (0.94%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.25%) NoSQL
1 41 (19.25%) Relational Database
2 26 (12.21%) SQL Server
3 23 (10.80%) RDBMS
4 17 (7.98%) Big Data
5 15 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (5.63%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.76%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.29%) DB2
8 7 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.35%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.88%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.88%) MySQL
11 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.27%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.45%) Cucumber
3 18 (8.45%) Subversion
4 17 (7.98%) JUnit
4 17 (7.98%) Selenium
5 16 (7.51%) Maven
6 15 (7.04%) JIRA
7 9 (4.23%) Hudson
8 8 (3.76%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.29%) FitNesse
9 7 (3.29%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.82%) Appium
10 6 (2.82%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.82%) JBehave
10 6 (2.82%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.88%) webpack
12 3 (1.41%) Gatling
12 3 (1.41%) JSUnit
12 3 (1.41%) Spock
General
1 31 (14.55%) Finance
2 15 (7.04%) Games
3 9 (4.23%) Banking
4 5 (2.35%) Law
5 4 (1.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.41%) Legal
7 2 (0.94%) Front Office
7 2 (0.94%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (47.42%) Software Engineer
2 71 (33.33%) Developer
3 38 (17.84%) Java Engineer
4 37 (17.37%) Java Developer
5 34 (15.96%) Java Software Engineer
6 18 (8.45%) Python Engineer
6 18 (8.45%) Python Software Engineer
7 14 (6.57%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (4.69%) React Developer
8 10 (4.69%) Web Developer
9 9 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.23%) Architect
9 9 (4.23%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.23%) Technical Leader
10 8 (3.76%) Development Manager
10 8 (3.76%) UI Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 6 (2.82%) C# Software Engineer
12 6 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (20.66%) .NET
2 35 (16.43%) HTML
2 35 (16.43%) Spring
3 30 (14.08%) AngularJS
4 25 (11.74%) CSS
4 25 (11.74%) Hibernate
5 24 (11.27%) React
5 24 (11.27%) XML
6 23 (10.80%) RESTful
7 21 (9.86%) Web Services
8 19 (8.92%) REST
9 18 (8.45%) ASP.NET
10 17 (7.98%) jQuery
10 17 (7.98%) Node.js
11 15 (7.04%) HTML5
12 14 (6.57%) .NET Framework
13 12 (5.63%) React Native
14 11 (5.16%) GraphQL
14 11 (5.16%) JSON
15 10 (4.69%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.74%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.27%) User Experience
3 22 (10.33%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.82%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.35%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.88%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.41%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.94%) Clustering
10 2 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.47%) Derivative
11 1 (0.47%) Fintech
11 1 (0.47%) PKI
11 1 (0.47%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.55%) Linux
2 18 (8.45%) Unix
3 4 (1.88%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.41%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.41%) VxWorks
4 3 (1.41%) Windows
5 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.88%) OO
3 47 (22.07%) TDD
4 43 (20.19%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (15.96%) Analytics
5 34 (15.96%) Test Automation
6 32 (15.02%) Scrum
7 31 (14.55%) SDLC
8 30 (14.08%) BDD
9 28 (13.15%) MVC
10 26 (12.21%) Microservices
11 24 (11.27%) Mentoring
12 21 (9.86%) Web Development
13 19 (8.92%) Collaborative Working
14 18 (8.45%) DevOps
15 17 (7.98%) Continuous Deployment
15 17 (7.98%) Machine Learning
16 16 (7.51%) Multithreading
16 16 (7.51%) Open Source
17 15 (7.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 128 (60.09%) Java
2 92 (43.19%) SQL
3 81 (38.03%) JavaScript
4 62 (29.11%) Python
5 52 (24.41%) C#
6 20 (9.39%) C++
7 15 (7.04%) Ruby
8 11 (5.16%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.69%) Java 8
10 9 (4.23%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.76%) Clojure
11 8 (3.76%) Lisp
12 7 (3.29%) C
13 4 (1.88%) Scala
14 3 (1.41%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.41%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.41%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.94%) Perl
15 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (11.74%) Degree
2 8 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.41%) ISEB
3 3 (1.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.47%) HNC
4 1 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.51%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.29%) Docker
2 3 (1.41%) Firmware
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.88%) Ansible
1 4 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.88%) Puppet
1 4 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.41%) Cobbler
3 2 (0.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (10.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.51%) Oracle
3 11 (5.16%) Sybase
4 8 (3.76%) IBM
5 4 (1.88%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.88%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.41%) Google
6 3 (1.41%) Informatica
6 3 (1.41%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.94%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.47%) VMware