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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 13 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 25.00% 32.69% 30.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 32.69% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 21
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
52 52 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 70
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 September 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 22 September 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 8 £36,250 +0.69% 2
Linlithgow -1 1 - -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 (57.89%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 14 (36.84%) C#
5 12 (31.58%) C++
5 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 12 (31.58%) CSS
5 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
7 10 (26.32%) HTML
8 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
8 9 (23.68%) Linux
8 9 (23.68%) jQuery
8 9 (23.68%) Android
9 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (21.05%) SystemC
9 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.05%) Electronics
9 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
10 7 (18.42%) Retail
10 7 (18.42%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) Telerik
11 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
11 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.16%) Xcode
12 5 (13.16%) XML
12 5 (13.16%) Oracle
12 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
12 5 (13.16%) Ajax
12 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Xcode
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) Toad
3 3 (7.89%) ProC
3 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (21.05%) Electronics
2 7 (18.42%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 12 (31.58%) CSS
4 10 (26.32%) HTML
5 9 (23.68%) jQuery
6 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.16%) XML
7 5 (13.16%) Ajax
7 5 (13.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (10.53%) WCF
9 3 (7.89%) NHibernate
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (5.26%) HTML5
10 2 (5.26%) SOAP
10 2 (5.26%) WinForms
11 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
11 1 (2.63%) Web Services
11 1 (2.63%) COM
11 1 (2.63%) J2EE
11 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) SystemC
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
1 9 (23.68%) Android
2 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.16%) iOS Development
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 4 (10.53%) MVC
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
4 3 (7.89%) ERP
4 3 (7.89%) Business Development
4 3 (7.89%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (5.26%) UML
5 2 (5.26%) OO
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.63%) Use Case
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.63%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C#
2 12 (31.58%) C++
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) VB.NET
5 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Java
7 3 (7.89%) COBOL
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Telerik
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter
4 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
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