The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 10 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.11% 9.80% 6.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 57.14% 29.41% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.97%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 19.44% 33.33% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £56,730 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Computer Science
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the West Lothian region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in West Lothian

Computer Science
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Linlithgow - 2 - -
Livingston -1 1 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Computer Science
Scotland

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing Computer Science also 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 that cited Computer Science.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 4 (33.33%) NHibernate
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (25.00%) Electronics
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) HND
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter
6 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Marketing

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing Computer Science also 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 that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (33.33%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) COM
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) VHDL
1 1 (8.33%) Physics
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Twitter
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 26 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago