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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 28.00% 47.37% 27.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.00% 47.37% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 14
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,600 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
25 19 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 100.00% 100.00% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 45
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) .NET
1 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) Android
4 7 (31.82%) SystemC
4 7 (31.82%) C++
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) Electronics
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 5 (22.73%) Retail
7 4 (18.18%) MVC
7 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
7 4 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
8 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (13.64%) WCF
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (13.64%) CRM
8 3 (13.64%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Xcode
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (9.09%) Toad
2 2 (9.09%) ProC
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Electronics
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
1 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 4 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (13.64%) WCF
5 3 (13.64%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) NHibernate
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) COM
6 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) SystemC
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Android
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.09%) OpenVMS
5 1 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 3 (13.64%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) ERP
3 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.09%) COBOL
7 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Telerik
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago