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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 11 6 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 7.89% 19.35% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.57% 19.35% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 1
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
35 62 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 92.11% 100.00% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 49 33
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 5 May 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (25.00%) EPoS
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby