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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 8 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 18.60% 39.29% 30.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.60% 39.29% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 7
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £37,750 £34,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
43 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 100.00% 100.00% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 27
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Ajax
8 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (20.00%) SDLC
9 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
9 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (13.33%) User Experience
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (13.33%) HTML5
9 2 (13.33%) Social Media
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (13.33%) OO
9 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 2 (13.33%) IIS
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) PrintSoft PReS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) HTML5
8 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Social Media
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Telerik
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