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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 17 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 39.53% 49.02% 35.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.74% 49.02% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
38 51 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 88.37% 100.00% 98.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 25
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 £32,500 £29,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Livingston

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 13 (50.00%) CSS
5 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
7 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
7 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) OO
8 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (26.92%) Telerik
9 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
9 7 (26.92%) MVC
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (26.92%) iOS Development
10 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
10 6 (23.08%) Web Development
10 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
10 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
10 6 (23.08%) HTML
11 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
12 4 (15.38%) Xcode
12 4 (15.38%) Finance
12 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 4 (15.38%) CSS3
12 4 (15.38%) HTML5
12 4 (15.38%) Android
12 4 (15.38%) Android Development
12 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.54%) OLAP
5 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.69%) Big Data
6 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Xcode
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
5 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 6 (23.08%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) CSS3
6 4 (15.38%) HTML5
7 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (11.54%) LINQ
7 3 (11.54%) jQuery
7 3 (11.54%) WCF
7 3 (11.54%) Web Services
8 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (7.69%) WinForms
8 2 (7.69%) WPF
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) EPoS
1 2 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Physics
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
2 4 (15.38%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) OO
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) iOS Development
4 6 (23.08%) Web Development
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Android Development
6 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) UML
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (7.69%) OOD
8 2 (7.69%) Open Source
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
9 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (3.85%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Telerik
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle