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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 21 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 42.00% 34.48% 14.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.00% 36.36% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 5
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,300 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
50 55 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 94.83% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 57
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,300 £50,500
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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 -2 10 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Linlithgow - 2 - -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 26 (72.22%) .NET
2 23 (63.89%) C#
3 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET
4 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
5 17 (47.22%) HTML
6 16 (44.44%) jQuery
7 15 (41.67%) CSS
8 14 (38.89%) MVC
8 14 (38.89%) .NET Framework
9 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 12 (33.33%) WCF
11 11 (30.56%) Degree
11 11 (30.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (22.22%) MySQL
12 8 (22.22%) HTML5
13 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (19.44%) NHibernate
13 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
13 7 (19.44%) Oracle
13 7 (19.44%) SQL
14 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
14 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
15 5 (13.89%) Android
15 5 (13.89%) Android Development
15 5 (13.89%) iOS Development
15 5 (13.89%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) PrintSoft PReS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) SSDT
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.78%) Informix
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Xcode
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 17 (47.22%) HTML
4 16 (44.44%) jQuery
5 15 (41.67%) CSS
6 14 (38.89%) .NET Framework
7 12 (33.33%) WCF
8 11 (30.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (22.22%) HTML5
10 7 (19.44%) NHibernate
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (8.33%) CSS3
11 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (8.33%) WinForms
11 3 (8.33%) J2EE
11 3 (8.33%) Web Services
12 2 (5.56%) XML
12 2 (5.56%) SOAP
12 2 (5.56%) REST
13 1 (2.78%) PLINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Physics
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
5 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.89%) Android Development
6 5 (13.89%) iOS Development
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) UML
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Use Case
9 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.78%) Kanban
9 1 (2.78%) Analytics
9 1 (2.78%) TDD
9 1 (2.78%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) C#
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) HND
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.78%) Telerik
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.78%) HP
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