Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 31 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 193 176 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.63% 7.67% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.21% 8.17% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 144 106 79
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,375 £75,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 1,891 2,153 1,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.31% 93.85% 93.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,334 1,462 1,029
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +11.49% +2.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £61,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +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 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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.

1 104 (53.89%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (43.52%) Java
3 83 (43.01%) JavaScript
4 55 (28.50%) SQL
4 55 (28.50%) C#
5 53 (27.46%) Degree
5 53 (27.46%) Mentoring
6 48 (24.87%) MVC
7 46 (23.83%) HTML
7 46 (23.83%) .NET
8 44 (22.80%) CSS
9 38 (19.69%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (19.17%) TDD
11 36 (18.65%) Computer Science
11 36 (18.65%) AngularJS
12 35 (18.13%) OO
13 32 (16.58%) Git (software)
13 32 (16.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 31 (16.06%) Scrum
15 29 (15.03%) Python
15 29 (15.03%) Linux
15 29 (15.03%) HTML5
15 29 (15.03%) Microservices
16 28 (14.51%) SDLC
16 28 (14.51%) Analytics
17 27 (13.99%) SQL Server
17 27 (13.99%) Test Automation
17 27 (13.99%) Node.js
18 26 (13.47%) Open Source
18 26 (13.47%) User Experience

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 16 (8.29%) Apache Spark
2 14 (7.25%) Apache
3 11 (5.70%) nginx
4 10 (5.18%) lighttpd
5 9 (4.66%) JBoss
6 4 (2.07%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.04%) Jetty
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Chatbot
1 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.66%) Serverless
4 8 (4.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (3.63%) G Suite
6 6 (3.11%) SaaS
7 4 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.55%) npm
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.04%) Office 365
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) AMQP
2 2 (1.04%) HTTP
2 2 (1.04%) SNMP
2 2 (1.04%) VPN
3 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.52%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.95%) Big Data
2 25 (12.95%) NoSQL
3 14 (7.25%) MongoDB
3 14 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.22%) MySQL
5 9 (4.66%) Neo4j
5 9 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.66%) RDBMS
6 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.11%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.59%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.07%) Blockchain
9 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.55%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (16.58%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.22%) Eclipse
3 11 (5.70%) Subversion
4 10 (5.18%) JIRA
5 8 (4.15%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.15%) Selenium
5 8 (4.15%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.63%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.63%) webpack
7 6 (3.11%) Ant
7 6 (3.11%) IntelliJ
8 5 (2.59%) Gradle
9 4 (2.07%) Grunt
9 4 (2.07%) Hudson
9 4 (2.07%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.07%) JSUnit
9 4 (2.07%) Maven
10 2 (1.04%) GitLab
10 2 (1.04%) NUnit
11 1 (0.52%) Appium
General
1 19 (9.84%) Finance
2 4 (2.07%) Banking
2 4 (2.07%) Games
3 3 (1.55%) Legal
4 2 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Front Office
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (49.22%) Software Engineer
2 59 (30.57%) Developer
3 28 (14.51%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.84%) Development Manager
5 17 (8.81%) Software Developer
6 15 (7.77%) Software Development Manager
7 14 (7.25%) Java Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) Java Software Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) Senior Software Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) Principal Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) Principal Software Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) Software Manager
10 9 (4.66%) C# Software Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.63%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Graduate
11 7 (3.63%) Technical Leader
12 6 (3.11%) Java Software Developer
12 6 (3.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (23.83%) .NET
1 46 (23.83%) HTML
2 44 (22.80%) CSS
3 36 (18.65%) AngularJS
4 29 (15.03%) HTML5
5 27 (13.99%) Node.js
6 26 (13.47%) Web Services
7 24 (12.44%) CSS3
8 22 (11.40%) ASP.NET
8 22 (11.40%) React
9 21 (10.88%) Spring
10 16 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (7.77%) Kafka
11 15 (7.77%) RESTful
12 13 (6.74%) .NET Framework
13 12 (6.22%) React Native
13 12 (6.22%) REST
13 12 (6.22%) XML
14 11 (5.70%) JSON
15 10 (5.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.47%) User Experience
2 20 (10.36%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (7.77%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.55%) Fintech
6 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.04%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.04%) PKI
6 2 (1.04%) SCADA
6 2 (1.04%) W3C
7 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.52%) Animation
7 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.03%) Linux
2 8 (4.15%) Unix
3 7 (3.63%) CentOS
3 7 (3.63%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.11%) Windows
5 5 (2.59%) Android
5 5 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (53.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.46%) Mentoring
3 48 (24.87%) MVC
4 38 (19.69%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (19.17%) TDD
6 36 (18.65%) Computer Science
7 35 (18.13%) OO
8 31 (16.06%) Scrum
9 29 (15.03%) Microservices
10 28 (14.51%) Analytics
10 28 (14.51%) SDLC
11 27 (13.99%) Test Automation
12 26 (13.47%) Open Source
13 25 (12.95%) Coaching
13 25 (12.95%) Web Development
14 23 (11.92%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (9.84%) BDD
16 19 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (9.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 84 (43.52%) Java
2 83 (43.01%) JavaScript
3 55 (28.50%) C#
3 55 (28.50%) SQL
4 29 (15.03%) Python
5 17 (8.81%) C++
6 11 (5.70%) PHP
7 10 (5.18%) Java 8
7 10 (5.18%) PHP 7
7 10 (5.18%) Scala
8 7 (3.63%) Jython
9 6 (3.11%) C
9 6 (3.11%) Ruby
10 5 (2.59%) ES6
10 5 (2.59%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.07%) VB
12 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.04%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (27.46%) Degree
2 10 (5.18%) HND
3 7 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) QA
2 5 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (7.77%) Docker
2 4 (2.07%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.04%) HDFS
4 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (5.18%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.04%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.77%) Oracle
3 9 (4.66%) Xamarin
4 7 (3.63%) Google
5 4 (2.07%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.07%) Hortonworks
6 3 (1.55%) Sybase
7 2 (1.04%) Tableau
8 1 (0.52%) Apple
8 1 (0.52%) HP
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) TIBCO