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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 13 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 3 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.41% 31.58% 14.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 94.74% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Average salary £47,000 £36,125 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.10% -3.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £32,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £44,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
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
11 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 16.18% 33.33% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 13
Average salary £42,500 £36,125 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £34,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,200 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 -1 1 £60,000 +52.86%
Degree
Scotland

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) Confluence
3 4 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Subversion
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Hudson
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Sonatype
5 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (12.50%) Electronics
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Science

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) RS-232
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
3 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
4 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Trac
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Delphi
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) HND
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (12.50%) Avaya
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
2 2 (12.50%) Sonatype
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle