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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 7 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 4 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 12.90% 8.00% 26.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.00% 42.86% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Median salary £32,750 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.67% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,650 £54,800 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
5 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 16.13% 18.67% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 5
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £38,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +5 3 £30,000 -35.82%
Degree
Scotland

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Degree.

1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Electronics
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Inside Sales Executive
3 2 (16.67%) Internal Sales Executive
3 2 (16.67%) Sales Executive
4 1 (8.33%) C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Systems Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) VHDL Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VHDL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (8.33%) Physics
2 1 (8.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Schematic Capture
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Delphi
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (8.33%) Xilinx