Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 36 44
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 235 159 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.56% 7.21% 6.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.12% 7.76% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 144 123 86
Glasgow median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,150 £25,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £56,250 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +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 2,323 2,048 2,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.51% 92.84% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,694 1,259 1,350
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% -1.71%
10th Percentile £31,145 £29,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £69,175 £70,000 £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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 140 (59.57%) Java
2 127 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (40.43%) SQL
4 78 (33.19%) JavaScript
5 76 (32.34%) Python
6 51 (21.70%) C#
7 50 (21.28%) Finance
8 48 (20.43%) OO
8 48 (20.43%) NoSQL
9 42 (17.87%) Scrum
10 39 (16.60%) DevOps
11 37 (15.74%) Machine Learning
12 36 (15.32%) Relational Database
12 36 (15.32%) SDLC
12 36 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
12 36 (15.32%) Spring
12 36 (15.32%) HTML
12 36 (15.32%) .NET
13 35 (14.89%) AngularJS
13 35 (14.89%) Git (software)
13 35 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
14 34 (14.47%) TDD
15 33 (14.04%) Linux
16 32 (13.62%) Computer Science
17 31 (13.19%) BDD
18 30 (12.77%) Test Automation
18 30 (12.77%) Microservices
18 30 (12.77%) C++
19 26 (11.06%) JUnit
19 26 (11.06%) Degree

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 15 (6.38%) Tomcat
2 13 (5.53%) Confluence
3 6 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.55%) Jetty
4 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.70%) GemFire
5 4 (1.70%) JBoss
6 3 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.85%) CMS
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.43%) Drupal
8 1 (0.43%) Mattermost
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.43%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (9.36%) Serverless
4 21 (8.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (8.94%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (8.51%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.28%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.28%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.98%) Internet
2 6 (2.55%) HTTP
3 3 (1.28%) AMQP
3 3 (1.28%) Intranet
3 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.85%) SNMP
5 1 (0.43%) SMS
5 1 (0.43%) SSH
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.43%) NoSQL
2 36 (15.32%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.36%) RDBMS
4 17 (7.23%) Big Data
5 15 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.83%) DB2
8 6 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.28%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.28%) Redis
10 3 (1.28%) Riak
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.85%) MySQL
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.06%) JUnit
3 20 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 19 (8.09%) JIRA
5 18 (7.66%) Selenium
6 17 (7.23%) Maven
7 16 (6.81%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.83%) Subversion
9 6 (2.55%) JBehave
9 6 (2.55%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.13%) FitNesse
10 5 (2.13%) Hudson
10 5 (2.13%) Mockito
10 5 (2.13%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.70%) Appium
11 4 (1.70%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.28%) Gatling
12 3 (1.28%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.28%) Spock
General
1 50 (21.28%) Finance
2 14 (5.96%) Games
3 10 (4.26%) Banking
4 6 (2.55%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.70%) Law
6 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.28%) Front Office
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.28%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 2 (0.85%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.85%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 124 (52.77%) Software Engineer
2 61 (25.96%) Developer
3 44 (18.72%) Java Engineer
4 40 (17.02%) Java Software Engineer
5 30 (12.77%) Java Developer
6 19 (8.09%) Python Engineer
6 19 (8.09%) Python Software Engineer
7 17 (7.23%) Lead Software Engineer
8 16 (6.81%) Architect
8 16 (6.81%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (5.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (5.11%) Software Architect
11 11 (4.68%) Web Developer
12 10 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (4.26%) Software Developer
12 10 (4.26%) Strategy Architect
12 10 (4.26%) UI Engineer
13 9 (3.83%) Lead DevOps
13 9 (3.83%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.83%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.32%) .NET
1 36 (15.32%) HTML
1 36 (15.32%) Spring
2 35 (14.89%) AngularJS
3 24 (10.21%) CSS
4 23 (9.79%) Hibernate
5 21 (8.94%) NumPy
5 21 (8.94%) Pandas
5 21 (8.94%) Web Services
6 20 (8.51%) Node.js
6 20 (8.51%) scikit-learn
6 20 (8.51%) SciPy
6 20 (8.51%) XML
7 19 (8.09%) REST
8 16 (6.81%) ASP.NET
8 16 (6.81%) HTML5
9 14 (5.96%) RESTful
10 13 (5.53%) GraphQL
10 13 (5.53%) jQuery
10 13 (5.53%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.62%) Computer Science
2 26 (11.06%) User Experience
3 21 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.26%) Algorithms
7 9 (3.83%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.83%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.55%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.13%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.70%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.28%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.85%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.85%) Clustering
13 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.43%) Fintech
13 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.04%) Linux
2 16 (6.81%) Unix
3 9 (3.83%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.55%) Windows
5 3 (1.28%) Android
5 3 (1.28%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (20.43%) OO
3 42 (17.87%) Scrum
4 39 (16.60%) DevOps
5 37 (15.74%) Machine Learning
6 36 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (15.32%) SDLC
7 34 (14.47%) TDD
8 31 (13.19%) BDD
9 30 (12.77%) Microservices
9 30 (12.77%) Test Automation
10 25 (10.64%) Mentoring
11 24 (10.21%) Data Analysis
11 24 (10.21%) Web Development
12 21 (8.94%) Analytics
13 20 (8.51%) Load Testing
14 18 (7.66%) Continuous Deployment
15 17 (7.23%) Collaborative Working
15 17 (7.23%) Multithreading
15 17 (7.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 140 (59.57%) Java
2 95 (40.43%) SQL
3 78 (33.19%) JavaScript
4 76 (32.34%) Python
5 51 (21.70%) C#
6 30 (12.77%) C++
7 15 (6.38%) Clojure
7 15 (6.38%) Lisp
8 13 (5.53%) Ruby
9 11 (4.68%) Java 8
10 10 (4.26%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.98%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.98%) Objective-C
12 5 (2.13%) C
13 3 (1.28%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.28%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.28%) Perl
13 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.85%) PHP
14 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (11.06%) Degree
2 10 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) A+ Certification
4 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.43%) HNC
5 1 (0.43%) HND
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.28%) Firmware
2 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.98%) Ansible
2 6 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.55%) Puppet
3 4 (1.70%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.28%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.43%) Control-M
5 1 (0.43%) Kibana
5 1 (0.43%) logstash
5 1 (0.43%) Mesos
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (6.81%) Oracle
2 15 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.38%) Sybase
3 5 (2.13%) Google
4 4 (1.70%) IBM
4 4 (1.70%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.28%) Cognizant
5 3 (1.28%) Informatica
5 3 (1.28%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.28%) VMware
6 2 (0.85%) Cisco
6 2 (0.85%) Yahoo!