The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 10 3 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 10.42% 25.93% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 25.93% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Software 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
45 27 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 93.75% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 16
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 £18,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Software Developer Salary Trend in Livingston

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) iPhone
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) EPoS
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (14.29%) JBehave
6 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 1 (14.29%) LINQ

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
1 1 (14.29%) JBehave
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) DirectX
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EPoS
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognizant