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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 3 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 17.39% - 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.39% - 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £35,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
23 47 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 100.00% 100.00% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 53
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) Electronics
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
1 12 (70.59%) Android
1 12 (70.59%) SystemC
1 12 (70.59%) C++
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) CRM
3 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) QA
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Xamarin

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (70.59%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
1 12 (70.59%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Xamarin