Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 35 42
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 178 168 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.30% 7.32% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.82% 7.92% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 130 110 72
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,900 £30,975 £26,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,625 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +15.85% - +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 2,017 2,121 2,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.08% 92.42% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,457 1,367 1,120
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,325 £28,702
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 104 (58.43%) Java
2 101 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (43.82%) SQL
4 74 (41.57%) JavaScript
5 56 (31.46%) C#
6 49 (27.53%) TDD
7 47 (26.40%) .NET
8 45 (25.28%) OO
9 41 (23.03%) HTML
10 40 (22.47%) Python
11 39 (21.91%) Mentoring
11 39 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (19.66%) MVC
12 35 (19.66%) CSS
13 34 (19.10%) Relational Database
14 32 (17.98%) Analytics
15 31 (17.42%) AngularJS
15 31 (17.42%) NoSQL
15 31 (17.42%) Spring
16 29 (16.29%) Git (software)
16 29 (16.29%) SDLC
17 28 (15.73%) React
17 28 (15.73%) BDD
17 28 (15.73%) Scrum
18 26 (14.61%) Test Automation
18 26 (14.61%) XML
19 25 (14.04%) SQL Server
19 25 (14.04%) Web Services
19 25 (14.04%) Finance
19 25 (14.04%) Jenkins

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 11 (6.18%) Apache Spark
2 9 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.37%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.81%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.25%) GemFire
5 4 (2.25%) JBoss
5 4 (2.25%) Jetty
6 3 (1.69%) CMS
6 3 (1.69%) Confluence
6 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.12%) Apache
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.56%) WildFly
8 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.25%) SaaS
4 3 (1.69%) npm
5 2 (1.12%) Serverless
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.56%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.93%) AMQP
2 5 (2.81%) HTTP
3 3 (1.69%) SNMP
3 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.12%) Internet
4 2 (1.12%) Intranet
4 2 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.10%) Relational Database
2 31 (17.42%) NoSQL
3 25 (14.04%) SQL Server
4 24 (13.48%) RDBMS
5 16 (8.99%) Big Data
6 13 (7.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (5.06%) MongoDB
8 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.37%) MySQL
10 5 (2.81%) DB2
10 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.25%) Couchbase
11 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (16.29%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.04%) Jenkins
3 20 (11.24%) Subversion
4 18 (10.11%) Selenium
5 17 (9.55%) Cucumber
6 15 (8.43%) JUnit
6 15 (8.43%) Maven
7 13 (7.30%) JIRA
8 9 (5.06%) Eclipse
8 9 (5.06%) Hudson
9 8 (4.49%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.93%) webpack
11 6 (3.37%) Appium
11 6 (3.37%) FitNesse
12 5 (2.81%) JBehave
12 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.25%) Grunt
13 4 (2.25%) Jasmine
13 4 (2.25%) JSUnit
General
1 25 (14.04%) Finance
2 7 (3.93%) Banking
2 7 (3.93%) Games
3 4 (2.25%) Law
3 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Legal
5 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (42.13%) Software Engineer
2 67 (37.64%) Developer
3 36 (20.22%) Java Developer
4 27 (15.17%) Java Engineer
5 23 (12.92%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (7.87%) Development Manager
6 14 (7.87%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (6.74%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 8 (4.49%) Python Engineer
9 8 (4.49%) Python Software Engineer
9 8 (4.49%) Software Developer
9 8 (4.49%) Software Development Manager
10 7 (3.93%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (3.93%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.37%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.37%) Technical Development Manager
11 6 (3.37%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (26.40%) .NET
2 41 (23.03%) HTML
3 35 (19.66%) CSS
4 31 (17.42%) AngularJS
4 31 (17.42%) Spring
5 28 (15.73%) React
6 26 (14.61%) XML
7 25 (14.04%) Web Services
8 24 (13.48%) Hibernate
8 24 (13.48%) RESTful
9 18 (10.11%) ASP.NET
9 18 (10.11%) jQuery
10 16 (8.99%) HTML5
11 15 (8.43%) REST
12 14 (7.87%) .NET Framework
13 12 (6.74%) JSON
14 11 (6.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (6.18%) Node.js
15 10 (5.62%) SOAP
15 10 (5.62%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.92%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (10.11%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.74%) User Experience
5 8 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.25%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.25%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.69%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.12%) Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.12%) PKI
9 2 (1.12%) SCADA
10 1 (0.56%) Fintech
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.92%) Linux
2 16 (8.99%) Unix
3 4 (2.25%) Windows
4 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.69%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.53%) TDD
3 45 (25.28%) OO
4 39 (21.91%) Mentoring
4 39 (21.91%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (19.66%) MVC
6 32 (17.98%) Analytics
7 29 (16.29%) SDLC
8 28 (15.73%) BDD
8 28 (15.73%) Scrum
9 26 (14.61%) Test Automation
10 20 (11.24%) Microservices
10 20 (11.24%) Open Source
11 19 (10.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (8.99%) OOP
12 16 (8.99%) Unit Testing
12 16 (8.99%) Web Development
13 14 (7.87%) Coaching
13 14 (7.87%) Collaborative Working
13 14 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 104 (58.43%) Java
2 78 (43.82%) SQL
3 74 (41.57%) JavaScript
4 56 (31.46%) C#
5 40 (22.47%) Python
6 16 (8.99%) Ruby
7 15 (8.43%) C++
8 9 (5.06%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.49%) C
9 8 (4.49%) Java 8
10 6 (3.37%) Scala
10 6 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.25%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.25%) ES6
12 3 (1.69%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.69%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.69%) VB
13 2 (1.12%) Groovy
13 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (12.36%) Degree
2 4 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.69%) ISEB
3 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.43%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.18%) Docker
2 3 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.69%) Ansible
3 3 (1.69%) Cobbler
3 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.55%) Oracle
3 8 (4.49%) IBM
4 7 (3.93%) Sybase
5 5 (2.81%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.25%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.25%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.69%) Google
7 3 (1.69%) Informatica
8 2 (1.12%) Yahoo!