The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 14 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 31.11% 24.00% 41.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.15% 24.00% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 13
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
Developer
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 91.11% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 17
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Developer
Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Livingston region.

Developer Salary Trend in Livingston

Developer
Salary Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Livingston

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 19 (61.29%) C#
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
5 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
6 12 (38.71%) CSS
6 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (35.48%) OO
8 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
10 8 (25.81%) MVC
11 7 (22.58%) Telerik
11 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
11 7 (22.58%) HTML
11 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
12 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (16.13%) Google
13 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
13 5 (16.13%) Java
13 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
13 5 (16.13%) SDLC
13 5 (16.13%) Web Development
13 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
13 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
14 4 (12.90%) Ruby
14 4 (12.90%) LINQ
14 4 (12.90%) jQuery
14 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.68%) OLAP
5 2 (6.45%) Big Data
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Xcode
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) JBehave
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET
3 12 (38.71%) CSS
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
6 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
7 4 (12.90%) LINQ
7 4 (12.90%) jQuery
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 3 (9.68%) WCF
8 3 (9.68%) CSS3
8 3 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.23%) XML
10 1 (3.23%) DirectX
10 1 (3.23%) Ajax
10 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) EPoS
1 3 (9.68%) iPhone
1 3 (9.68%) 3D Printing
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) OO
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
4 5 (16.13%) Web Development
4 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
4 5 (16.13%) SDLC
5 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) OOP
6 3 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (9.68%) API Development
7 2 (6.45%) Android Development
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) OOD
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) VB.NET
5 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
6 5 (16.13%) Java
7 4 (12.90%) Ruby
8 3 (9.68%) Objective-C
9 2 (6.45%) Python
10 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Telerik
2 5 (16.13%) Google
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Apple
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Cognizant