Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 39 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 +16 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 174 107 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.71% 5.75% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 6.22% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 106 82 69
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% - +7.59%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £28,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £59,875 £56,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 2,104 1,720 2,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 93.26% 92.42% 91.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,431 1,023 1,514
Glasgow median annual salary £48,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.49% +2.35% +1.80%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,550 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,625 £43,000
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.78% +1.18%

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 89 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (47.70%) Java
3 59 (33.91%) Python
4 49 (28.16%) Finance
5 48 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 46 (26.44%) HTML
7 41 (23.56%) SQL
8 39 (22.41%) C++
8 39 (22.41%) TDD
9 38 (21.84%) Degree
9 38 (21.84%) C#
10 35 (20.11%) Scrum
10 35 (20.11%) DevOps
11 32 (18.39%) NoSQL
12 31 (17.82%) Spring
13 30 (17.24%) Test Automation
14 27 (15.52%) Computer Science
15 25 (14.37%) CSS
16 24 (13.79%) HTML5
16 24 (13.79%) BDD
16 24 (13.79%) Mentoring
16 24 (13.79%) Machine Learning
17 23 (13.22%) Mobile App
17 23 (13.22%) MongoDB
17 23 (13.22%) Ruby
18 22 (12.64%) Tomcat
18 22 (12.64%) Enterprise Software
19 21 (12.07%) Microservices
19 21 (12.07%) XML
19 21 (12.07%) Linux

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 22 (12.64%) Tomcat
2 16 (9.20%) JBoss
3 13 (7.47%) Jetty
4 12 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 12 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.72%) Apache
6 2 (1.15%) Confluence
6 2 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.57%) GemFire
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (7.47%) OmniGraffle
2 8 (4.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (4.60%) Photoshop
3 7 (4.02%) InVision
4 2 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.57%) nopCommerce
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.02%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (4.02%) Serverless
4 6 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (2.30%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.15%) GitHub
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.57%) npm
7 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.90%) AMQP
2 3 (1.72%) SSH
2 3 (1.72%) SSL
3 1 (0.57%) DHCP
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) Intranet
3 1 (0.57%) RS-232
3 1 (0.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.39%) NoSQL
2 23 (13.22%) MongoDB
3 16 (9.20%) Relational Database
4 15 (8.62%) RDBMS
5 13 (7.47%) Hadoop
6 12 (6.90%) Couchbase
6 12 (6.90%) Redis
6 12 (6.90%) Riak
7 10 (5.75%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.87%) DB2
9 4 (2.30%) Big Data
10 3 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.72%) MySQL
10 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.57%) GIS
12 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (9.77%) Selenium
2 16 (9.20%) JUnit
3 15 (8.62%) JIRA
4 14 (8.05%) Cucumber
5 13 (7.47%) Axure RP
5 13 (7.47%) Git (software)
6 12 (6.90%) FitNesse
6 12 (6.90%) Vagrant
7 10 (5.75%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.02%) Maven
10 6 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 5 (2.87%) Subversion
12 4 (2.30%) Mockito
12 4 (2.30%) SonarQube
12 4 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (1.72%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.72%) HP UFT
13 3 (1.72%) Toad
14 2 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
General
1 49 (28.16%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Retail
3 10 (5.75%) Banking
4 9 (5.17%) Games
5 5 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Advertising
6 3 (1.72%) Electronics
7 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.15%) Front Office
7 2 (1.15%) Legal
7 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.15%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (40.23%) Software Engineer
2 50 (28.74%) Developer
3 24 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 19 (10.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (10.34%) Designer
6 16 (9.20%) Java Engineer
6 16 (9.20%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (9.20%) Lead Software Engineer
7 15 (8.62%) Lead DevOps
7 15 (8.62%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 12 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
8 12 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.17%) Engineering Manager
9 9 (5.17%) Software Engineering Manager
9 9 (5.17%) Software Manager
10 8 (4.60%) Python Software Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) UX Designer
11 7 (4.02%) Lead Developer
11 7 (4.02%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (26.44%) HTML
2 31 (17.82%) Spring
3 25 (14.37%) CSS
4 24 (13.79%) HTML5
5 21 (12.07%) Hibernate
5 21 (12.07%) XML
6 17 (9.77%) JMS
7 15 (8.62%) AngularJS
7 15 (8.62%) jQuery
8 14 (8.05%) Web Services
9 13 (7.47%) Kafka
10 12 (6.90%) .NET
10 12 (6.90%) JPA
10 12 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (6.90%) TIBCO EMS
10 12 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (5.75%) React
11 10 (5.75%) RESTful
12 8 (4.60%) Node.js
13 7 (4.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.52%) Computer Science
2 23 (13.22%) Mobile App
3 22 (12.64%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (9.20%) User Experience
6 14 (8.05%) Graphic Design
7 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.87%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.30%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.30%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.72%) Tandem
11 2 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.15%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.57%) CUDA
12 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.07%) Linux
2 17 (9.77%) Unix
3 13 (7.47%) Apple iOS
4 12 (6.90%) Windows
5 9 (5.17%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.41%) TDD
3 35 (20.11%) DevOps
3 35 (20.11%) Scrum
4 30 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 24 (13.79%) BDD
5 24 (13.79%) Machine Learning
5 24 (13.79%) Mentoring
6 21 (12.07%) Microservices
7 20 (11.49%) SDLC
8 19 (10.92%) Analytics
9 18 (10.34%) Multithreading
10 17 (9.77%) Wireframes
11 16 (9.20%) Prototyping
12 15 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (8.05%) Kanban
13 14 (8.05%) OO
13 14 (8.05%) Usability Testing
14 13 (7.47%) Integration Testing
14 13 (7.47%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (47.70%) Java
2 59 (33.91%) Python
3 48 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 41 (23.56%) SQL
5 39 (22.41%) C++
6 38 (21.84%) C#
7 23 (13.22%) Ruby
8 14 (8.05%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.17%) C
10 8 (4.60%) Objective-C
11 6 (3.45%) PHP
12 3 (1.72%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.72%) Clojure
12 3 (1.72%) Lisp
12 3 (1.72%) Perl
12 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.15%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (21.84%) Degree
2 13 (7.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (11.49%) Docker
2 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) HDFS
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (9.20%) Ansible
2 15 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (8.62%) Puppet
3 12 (6.90%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.15%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.15%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) Kibana
6 1 (0.57%) logstash
6 1 (0.57%) Mesos
6 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (8.05%) Oracle
2 13 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.90%) IBM
3 12 (6.90%) TIBCO
4 10 (5.75%) Sybase
5 9 (5.17%) Adobe
6 8 (4.60%) Informatica
7 7 (4.02%) Google
8 5 (2.87%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.72%) Avaloq
9 3 (1.72%) BT
9 3 (1.72%) HP
10 2 (1.15%) Cisco
10 2 (1.15%) Cognizant
10 2 (1.15%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.57%) ESRI
11 1 (0.57%) Mapbox
11 1 (0.57%) Mapinfo
11 1 (0.57%) Perforce