Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 33 28
Rank change year-on-year +18 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 165 57 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 11.78% 6.21% 7.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.94% 6.58% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 112 48 97
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £29,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -14.29%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,063 £57,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,950 £66,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -12.38%

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 1,275 866 1,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.01% 94.34% 94.43%
Number of salaries quoted 855 598 1,246
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,100 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £73,400 £65,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 87 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (45.45%) Java
2 75 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 68 (41.21%) React
4 49 (29.70%) AWS
5 44 (26.67%) Azure
6 42 (25.45%) C#
7 38 (23.03%) Full Stack Development
8 37 (22.42%) DevOps
9 36 (21.82%) .NET
10 35 (21.21%) SQL
11 33 (20.00%) HTML
11 33 (20.00%) CSS
12 32 (19.39%) Microservices
13 30 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 30 (18.18%) Python
14 29 (17.58%) Git (software)
14 29 (17.58%) TDD
15 28 (16.97%) MongoDB
15 28 (16.97%) Mentoring
15 28 (16.97%) Node.js
16 25 (15.15%) Analytics
17 24 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (13.94%) SQL Server
18 23 (13.94%) TypeScript
19 22 (13.33%) OO
19 22 (13.33%) MVC
19 22 (13.33%) Scrum
20 21 (12.73%) Finance
21 20 (12.12%) Microsoft

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 3 (1.82%) CMS
1 3 (1.82%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.21%) Apache
2 2 (1.21%) Drupal
2 2 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.21%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.21%) WordPress
3 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.21%) Figma
1 2 (1.21%) InVision
1 2 (1.21%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.21%) Simulink
1 2 (1.21%) Sketch
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (29.70%) AWS
2 44 (26.67%) Azure
3 16 (9.70%) GitHub
3 16 (9.70%) SaaS
4 8 (4.85%) GCP
5 6 (3.64%) Serverless
6 5 (3.03%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 5 (3.03%) Azure Service Bus
6 5 (3.03%) npm
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.61%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.61%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) Internet
1 6 (3.64%) VPN
2 5 (3.03%) 3G
2 5 (3.03%) 4G
2 5 (3.03%) MQTT
2 5 (3.03%) WAN
3 2 (1.21%) DNS
3 2 (1.21%) OpenVPN
3 2 (1.21%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.97%) MongoDB
2 23 (13.94%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.88%) Redis
3 13 (7.88%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (3.64%) MySQL
7 5 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.03%) Big Data
7 5 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.61%) DB2
10 1 (0.61%) Power BI
10 1 (0.61%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (17.58%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.88%) IntelliJ
3 9 (5.45%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.24%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.64%) webpack
6 5 (3.03%) Subversion
7 3 (1.82%) Babel
7 3 (1.82%) Browser DevTools
7 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.21%) Ant
8 2 (1.21%) GitLab
8 2 (1.21%) JIRA
9 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.61%) Maven
9 1 (0.61%) Mocha
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (12.73%) Finance
2 18 (10.91%) Social Skills
3 12 (7.27%) Public Sector
4 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.64%) Automotive
6 5 (3.03%) Banking
6 5 (3.03%) Electronics
6 5 (3.03%) Publishing
7 4 (2.42%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.82%) Games
8 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.21%) Marketing
9 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.61%) Billing
10 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (52.12%) Software Engineer
2 40 (24.24%) Developer
3 24 (14.55%) Java Engineer
4 21 (12.73%) Senior Software Engineer
5 20 (12.12%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (11.52%) Software Developer
7 14 (8.48%) Lead Software Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Senior Java Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Embedded Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Principal Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Principal Software Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.64%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.03%) Designer
12 5 (3.03%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.42%) Lead Software Developer
13 4 (2.42%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (41.21%) React
2 36 (21.82%) .NET
3 33 (20.00%) CSS
3 33 (20.00%) HTML
4 30 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 28 (16.97%) Node.js
6 20 (12.12%) Spring
7 19 (11.52%) Hibernate
7 19 (11.52%) Web Services
8 17 (10.30%) .NET Core
9 16 (9.70%) .NET Framework
10 15 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 14 (8.48%) Kafka
12 13 (7.88%) Entity Framework
12 13 (7.88%) Spring Boot
13 12 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (7.27%) HTML5
14 11 (6.67%) CSS3
14 11 (6.67%) REST
14 11 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.27%) BBC
2 11 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 9 (5.45%) User Experience
5 8 (4.85%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.85%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.82%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.21%) Legacy Systems
10 2 (1.21%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (1.21%) Robotics
11 1 (0.61%) e-Health
11 1 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.61%) Life Science
11 1 (0.61%) Smart City
11 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.48%) Linux
2 11 (6.67%) Android
2 11 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.64%) Unix
4 3 (1.82%) Windows
5 2 (1.21%) Robot Operating System
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.03%) Full Stack Development
3 37 (22.42%) DevOps
4 32 (19.39%) Microservices
5 29 (17.58%) TDD
6 28 (16.97%) Mentoring
7 25 (15.15%) Analytics
8 24 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (13.33%) MVC
9 22 (13.33%) OO
9 22 (13.33%) Scrum
10 19 (11.52%) SDLC
11 15 (9.09%) Data Science
12 14 (8.48%) People Management
13 13 (7.88%) Fintech
13 13 (7.88%) Front End Development
14 12 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (7.27%) Unit Testing
15 11 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
15 11 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 75 (45.45%) Java
1 75 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 42 (25.45%) C#
3 35 (21.21%) SQL
4 30 (18.18%) Python
5 23 (13.94%) TypeScript
6 18 (10.91%) C
7 16 (9.70%) C++
8 15 (9.09%) Java 8
9 13 (7.88%) Scala
10 6 (3.64%) Java 11
10 6 (3.64%) PHP
11 4 (2.42%) ES6
11 4 (2.42%) Go
12 3 (1.82%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.82%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.82%) Perl
12 3 (1.82%) Ruby
13 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (9.70%) Degree
2 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.21%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (1.21%) CITP
3 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) CCNA
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.61%) HNC
4 1 (0.61%) MCSE
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.52%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) Accessibility
2 3 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (12.12%) Docker
2 2 (1.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (9.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.24%) Google
2 7 (4.24%) Oracle
3 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.21%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.21%) Zend
5 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco
5 1 (0.61%) Dell
5 1 (0.61%) EMC
5 1 (0.61%) F5
5 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.61%) Sybase