Period
to 26 November 2021

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 26 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 23 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 150 81 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.71% 10.36% 6.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.54% 10.92% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 104 69 84
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £34,675
25th Percentile £44,000 £36,250 £41,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £56,525
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £68,445
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,004
% change year-on-year +15.79% -1.05% +1.06%

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 1,423 742 1,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 92.10% 94.88% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 934 532 1,180
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Engineering in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Glasgow

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Engineering in Glasgow over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, 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 74 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (44.67%) Java
3 64 (42.67%) React
4 49 (32.67%) JavaScript
5 48 (32.00%) Python
6 45 (30.00%) AWS
7 40 (26.67%) Full Stack Development
8 37 (24.67%) Social Skills
8 37 (24.67%) Azure
9 31 (20.67%) Node.js
10 30 (20.00%) HTML
10 30 (20.00%) Microservices
11 28 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (18.67%) .NET
12 25 (16.67%) C#
12 25 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 25 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 23 (15.33%) DevOps
14 22 (14.67%) AngularJS
15 21 (14.00%) TDD
16 20 (13.33%) Finance
17 19 (12.67%) Scala
17 19 (12.67%) Kubernetes
18 18 (12.00%) Spring Boot
18 18 (12.00%) MongoDB
18 18 (12.00%) Spring
18 18 (12.00%) Web Services
19 17 (11.33%) Git (software)
19 17 (11.33%) Docker
20 16 (10.67%) TypeScript

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 14 (9.33%) CMS
1 14 (9.33%) SharePoint
1 14 (9.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.67%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.67%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.33%) Figma
1 2 (1.33%) InVision
1 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.33%) Sketch
2 1 (0.67%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.67%) Blender
2 1 (0.67%) Houdini
2 1 (0.67%) Maya
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (30.00%) AWS
2 37 (24.67%) Azure
3 14 (9.33%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (6.67%) GCP
5 9 (6.00%) GitHub
5 9 (6.00%) npm
6 7 (4.67%) SaaS
7 5 (3.33%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.67%) PaaS
9 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.33%) Internet
2 5 (3.33%) 3G
2 5 (3.33%) 4G
2 5 (3.33%) MQTT
2 5 (3.33%) VPN
2 5 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (7.33%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.00%) Redis
3 9 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.67%) MySQL
5 6 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.33%) Power BI
7 3 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.67%) webpack
3 4 (2.67%) IntelliJ
3 4 (2.67%) JIRA
4 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.33%) Appium
5 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.33%) fastlane
5 2 (1.33%) Katalon Studio
5 2 (1.33%) Postman
5 2 (1.33%) Selenium
5 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) Ant
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (24.67%) Social Skills
2 20 (13.33%) Finance
3 16 (10.67%) Public Sector
4 15 (10.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 7 (4.67%) Retail
6 6 (4.00%) Electronics
6 6 (4.00%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (3.33%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
9 3 (2.00%) Marketing
9 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.33%) Banking
10 2 (1.33%) Billing
10 2 (1.33%) Legal
10 2 (1.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.67%) Games
11 1 (0.67%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (40.67%) Software Engineer
2 37 (24.67%) Developer
3 17 (11.33%) Principal Engineer
3 17 (11.33%) Principal Software Engineer
3 17 (11.33%) Software Developer
4 13 (8.67%) Senior Developer
5 12 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Data Architect
7 9 (6.00%) Data Engineer
7 9 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (6.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 7 (4.67%) Data Migration Architect
8 7 (4.67%) Data Migration Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Migration Architect
8 7 (4.67%) Migration Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (42.67%) React
2 31 (20.67%) Node.js
3 30 (20.00%) HTML
4 28 (18.67%) .NET
5 22 (14.67%) AngularJS
6 18 (12.00%) Spring
6 18 (12.00%) Spring Boot
6 18 (12.00%) Web Services
7 16 (10.67%) XML
8 15 (10.00%) CSS
8 15 (10.00%) JSON
9 12 (8.00%) Hibernate
10 11 (7.33%) Vue.js
11 9 (6.00%) GraphQL
12 8 (5.33%) Backbone.js
12 8 (5.33%) Sass
13 7 (4.67%) .NET Core
13 7 (4.67%) Redux
14 6 (4.00%) Kafka
14 6 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (8.00%) BBC
3 10 (6.67%) User Experience
4 8 (5.33%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.67%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.67%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.00%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.33%) Life Science
9 2 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.33%) Social Media
10 1 (0.67%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.67%) CUDA
10 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.67%) Legacy Code
10 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (6.67%) Android
3 8 (5.33%) Linux
4 3 (2.00%) Unix
4 3 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.67%) Full Stack Development
3 30 (20.00%) Microservices
4 28 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 23 (15.33%) DevOps
7 21 (14.00%) TDD
8 16 (10.67%) Scrum
8 16 (10.67%) Test Automation
9 14 (9.33%) Content Management
9 14 (9.33%) Data Migration
9 14 (9.33%) Enterprise Content Management
9 14 (9.33%) Migration
10 13 (8.67%) SDLC
10 13 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (7.33%) People Management
13 10 (6.67%) Data Science
13 10 (6.67%) Mobile Development
14 9 (6.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (44.67%) Java
2 49 (32.67%) JavaScript
3 48 (32.00%) Python
4 25 (16.67%) C#
5 19 (12.67%) Scala
6 16 (10.67%) TypeScript
7 15 (10.00%) SQL
8 13 (8.67%) C
9 11 (7.33%) Go
10 9 (6.00%) C++
10 9 (6.00%) ES6
11 7 (4.67%) Apple Swift
12 6 (4.00%) Java 8
13 5 (3.33%) Ruby
14 4 (2.67%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.67%) PHP
15 3 (2.00%) Java 11
15 3 (2.00%) Kotlin
16 2 (1.33%) Assembly Language
16 2 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (9.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.00%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (2.00%) CITP
2 3 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.67%) CCNA
4 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.67%) HNC
4 1 (0.67%) MCSE
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.67%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (11.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Firmware
2 1 (0.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (12.67%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.33%) Terraform
3 2 (1.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.67%) Grafana
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.33%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.33%) Google
5 4 (2.67%) Oracle
6 3 (2.00%) Informatica
7 2 (1.33%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.33%) SAP
7 2 (1.33%) Splunk
7 2 (1.33%) Virgin Media
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco
8 1 (0.67%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.67%) Databricks
8 1 (0.67%) Dataiku
8 1 (0.67%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.67%) NVIDIA
8 1 (0.67%) Zend