The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 16 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 39.02% 36.17% 26.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.02% 36.17% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 19
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,350 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41 47 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 65
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Developer
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Developer Salary Trend in West Lothian

Developer
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in West Lothian

Developer
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 Developer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Livingston 0 9 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Linlithgow +1 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 £27,500 - 2
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 18 (72.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) CSS
4 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) MVC
5 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) WCF
6 6 (24.00%) C++
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (16.00%) Android
8 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (16.00%) MySQL
8 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
9 3 (12.00%) ERP
9 3 (12.00%) CRM

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) PrintSoft PReS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.00%) Informix
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Xcode
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
1 3 (12.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
4 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) WCF
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (12.00%) NHibernate
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.00%) WinForms
8 2 (8.00%) SOAP
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.00%) HTML5
9 1 (4.00%) COM
9 1 (4.00%) Spring
9 1 (4.00%) Ajax
9 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) SystemC
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Android
1 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (28.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Android Development
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) C++
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Telerik
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter
3 1 (4.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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