Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 33 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 210 135 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.52% 7.06% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.00% 7.62% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 127 99 87
Glasgow median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +11.76% +4.29% +1.88%

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 2,334 1,772 2,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.69% 92.68% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,632 1,058 1,483
Glasgow median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,059 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 107 (50.95%) Java
2 105 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (37.14%) Python
4 69 (32.86%) Finance
5 64 (30.48%) SQL
6 59 (28.10%) JavaScript
7 55 (26.19%) C#
8 51 (24.29%) DevOps
9 43 (20.48%) C++
10 42 (20.00%) HTML
10 42 (20.00%) NoSQL
11 40 (19.05%) Machine Learning
11 40 (19.05%) TDD
12 38 (18.10%) Degree
13 37 (17.62%) Scrum
14 32 (15.24%) SDLC
15 31 (14.76%) Amazon AWS
16 30 (14.29%) BDD
16 30 (14.29%) Computer Science
16 30 (14.29%) Spring
17 29 (13.81%) CSS
18 28 (13.33%) Test Automation
18 28 (13.33%) Mentoring
19 27 (12.86%) Microservices
19 27 (12.86%) AngularJS
20 26 (12.38%) User Experience
21 24 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
21 24 (11.43%) OO
22 23 (10.95%) Linux
22 23 (10.95%) Git (software)

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 20 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 10 (4.76%) Jetty
3 9 (4.29%) Confluence
3 9 (4.29%) JBoss
4 8 (3.81%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.81%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.43%) Apache
7 2 (0.95%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.95%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.48%) GemFire
8 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (5.71%) OmniGraffle
2 8 (3.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (3.81%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.86%) InVision
4 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.48%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.76%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.62%) AWS CloudFormation
2 16 (7.62%) AWS Lambda
2 16 (7.62%) Serverless
3 15 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
4 14 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.90%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.48%) GitHub
7 1 (0.48%) npm
7 1 (0.48%) PaaS
7 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.81%) AMQP
2 5 (2.38%) Internet
3 3 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) DHCP
4 1 (0.48%) Intranet
4 1 (0.48%) RS-232
4 1 (0.48%) SMS
4 1 (0.48%) SNMP
4 1 (0.48%) SSH
4 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 21 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 19 (9.05%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.19%) Big Data
6 10 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (4.29%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.81%) Couchbase
8 8 (3.81%) Redis
8 8 (3.81%) Riak
9 7 (3.33%) DB2
10 3 (1.43%) MySQL
10 3 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.48%) OpenTSDB
12 1 (0.48%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 23 (10.95%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.57%) JUnit
3 16 (7.62%) Selenium
4 14 (6.67%) JIRA
5 12 (5.71%) Axure RP
5 12 (5.71%) Cucumber
6 11 (5.24%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.76%) Maven
8 8 (3.81%) FitNesse
8 8 (3.81%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (2.86%) Subversion
10 4 (1.90%) Mockito
10 4 (1.90%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.43%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.95%) Grunt
12 2 (0.95%) Mocha
12 2 (0.95%) PostCSS
12 2 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (32.86%) Finance
2 14 (6.67%) Retail
3 11 (5.24%) Banking
4 10 (4.76%) Games
5 7 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.43%) Front Office
6 3 (1.43%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.95%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
8 1 (0.48%) Law
Job Titles
1 101 (48.10%) Software Engineer
2 48 (22.86%) Developer
3 28 (13.33%) Java Engineer
4 27 (12.86%) Java Software Engineer
5 26 (12.38%) Lead Software Engineer
6 25 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 20 (9.52%) Lead DevOps
7 20 (9.52%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 18 (8.57%) Designer
9 14 (6.67%) Architect
10 11 (5.24%) C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Python Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Python Software Engineer
10 11 (5.24%) Software Architect
11 10 (4.76%) Strategy Architect
12 9 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (3.81%) .NET Developer
13 8 (3.81%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.00%) HTML
2 30 (14.29%) Spring
3 29 (13.81%) CSS
4 27 (12.86%) AngularJS
5 22 (10.48%) .NET
6 21 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 21 (10.00%) Web Services
7 18 (8.57%) HTML5
8 16 (7.62%) jQuery
8 16 (7.62%) NumPy
8 16 (7.62%) Pandas
8 16 (7.62%) XML
9 15 (7.14%) scikit-learn
9 15 (7.14%) SciPy
10 14 (6.67%) Node.js
11 12 (5.71%) JMS
11 12 (5.71%) RESTful
12 11 (5.24%) ASP.NET
12 11 (5.24%) Kafka
12 11 (5.24%) React
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.38%) User Experience
3 24 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (10.48%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (10.48%) Mobile App
5 13 (6.19%) Graphic Design
6 12 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.29%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.29%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.38%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.90%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.90%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.95%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.48%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.48%) Animation
12 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.48%) Fintech
12 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.48%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.95%) Linux
2 16 (7.62%) Unix
3 15 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 9 (4.29%) Windows
5 6 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.29%) DevOps
3 40 (19.05%) Machine Learning
3 40 (19.05%) TDD
4 37 (17.62%) Scrum
5 32 (15.24%) SDLC
6 30 (14.29%) BDD
7 28 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 28 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 27 (12.86%) Microservices
9 24 (11.43%) OO
10 22 (10.48%) Analytics
11 21 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (9.05%) Multithreading
13 18 (8.57%) Prototyping
14 17 (8.10%) Collaborative Working
14 17 (8.10%) Data Analysis
15 16 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (7.62%) Software Delivery
16 15 (7.14%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (50.95%) Java
2 78 (37.14%) Python
3 64 (30.48%) SQL
4 59 (28.10%) JavaScript
5 55 (26.19%) C#
6 43 (20.48%) C++
7 19 (9.05%) Ruby
8 10 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.76%) Clojure
8 10 (4.76%) Lisp
8 10 (4.76%) Objective-C
9 8 (3.81%) Java 8
10 5 (2.38%) Apple Swift
10 5 (2.38%) C
11 4 (1.90%) Perl
11 4 (1.90%) PHP
11 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.48%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.48%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (18.10%) Degree
2 13 (6.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.95%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.48%) HNC
6 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (9.05%) Docker
2 3 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (5.71%) Ansible
2 11 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.24%) Puppet
3 8 (3.81%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.95%) Nagios
6 1 (0.48%) Control-M
6 1 (0.48%) Kibana
6 1 (0.48%) logstash
6 1 (0.48%) Mesos
6 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (7.14%) Sybase
2 11 (5.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.76%) Oracle
4 9 (4.29%) IBM
5 8 (3.81%) Adobe
5 8 (3.81%) Informatica
5 8 (3.81%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.90%) Google
7 3 (1.43%) Cisco
7 3 (1.43%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.95%) VMware
9 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.48%) BT
9 1 (0.48%) Xamarin