The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 10 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 14.93% 13.46% 27.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.56% 63.64% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,650 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +3.06%
Degree
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 26.87% 21.15% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Degree Salary Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in West Lothian

Degree
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 Degree within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Livingston - 6 £43,750 -
Linlithgow 0 2 - -
Degree
Scotland

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
3 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
3 9 (31.03%) Juniper
4 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (24.14%) UNIX
4 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) Sun
5 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) NX-OS
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (17.24%) OSPF
6 5 (17.24%) BGP
6 5 (17.24%) NetScreen
6 5 (17.24%) RIP
6 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
6 5 (17.24%) Network Management
6 5 (17.24%) Junos
6 5 (17.24%) F5
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (17.24%) VLAN
6 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
6 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
6 5 (17.24%) BIG-IP
7 4 (13.79%) MOS

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) WAN
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.24%) RIP
3 5 (17.24%) OSPF
3 5 (17.24%) BGP
3 5 (17.24%) NetScreen
3 5 (17.24%) BIG-IP
3 5 (17.24%) VLAN
3 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (17.24%) Junos
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (17.24%) NX-OS
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) VoIP
4 4 (13.79%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) OLAP
2 1 (3.45%) FileMaker
2 1 (3.45%) InterBase
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
1 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
1 1 (3.45%) JBehave
1 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.45%) Trac
General
1 5 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Network Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Graduate
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (3.45%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.45%) Ember.js
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Replication
2 4 (13.79%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
2 5 (17.24%) Network Management
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) OO
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.90%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) C
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) VTSP
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MOS
2 4 (13.79%) HNC
2 4 (13.79%) HND
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Xen
3 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) Juniper
3 6 (20.69%) Sun
4 5 (17.24%) F5
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 4 (13.79%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) EMC
5 4 (13.79%) Intel
5 4 (13.79%) IBM
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Splunk
6 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.45%) Cognizant