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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 23 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 35.38% 40.51% 31.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.70% 40.51% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 15
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
61 79 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 93.85% 100.00% 99.10%
Number of salaries quoted 40 64 29
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 17 £37,500 - 1
Linlithgow - 2 - -
Bathgate - 1 £35,000 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (66.67%) .NET
2 29 (64.44%) C#
3 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
4 19 (42.22%) SQL
5 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 16 (35.56%) CSS
7 14 (31.11%) OO
7 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (26.67%) Degree
8 12 (26.67%) MVC
9 11 (24.44%) HTML
9 11 (24.44%) VB.NET
9 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
10 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 10 (22.22%) Entity Framework
11 9 (20.00%) jQuery
11 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
12 8 (17.78%) iOS Development
12 8 (17.78%) WCF
13 7 (15.56%) Telerik
13 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
13 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (15.56%) HTML5
13 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
13 7 (15.56%) Java
13 7 (15.56%) Oracle
14 6 (13.33%) C++
14 6 (13.33%) CSS3
14 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) MySQL
4 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.67%) OLAP
6 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.44%) Big Data
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.22%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Xcode
1 4 (8.89%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) .NET
2 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
3 16 (35.56%) CSS
4 11 (24.44%) HTML
4 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
5 10 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 9 (20.00%) jQuery
7 8 (17.78%) WCF
8 7 (15.56%) HTML5
9 6 (13.33%) CSS3
9 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (11.11%) Web Services
11 4 (8.89%) J2EE
11 4 (8.89%) NHibernate
12 3 (6.67%) LINQ
12 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (4.44%) WinForms
13 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (4.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) EPoS
2 2 (4.44%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) iPhone
2 2 (4.44%) Physics
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) UNIX
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) OO
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) MVC
3 10 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.78%) iOS Development
5 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Web Development
6 5 (11.11%) Android Development
7 4 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.67%) UML
8 3 (6.67%) OOP
8 3 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.67%) OOD
9 2 (4.44%) Scrum
9 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.44%) TDD
10 1 (2.22%) Use Case
10 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (24.44%) VB.NET
5 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (15.56%) Java
7 6 (13.33%) C++
8 4 (8.89%) C
9 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.44%) Ruby
11 1 (2.22%) PHP
11 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Telerik
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Ab Initio
4 2 (4.44%) Google