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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 19 9 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 27.14% 16.98% 44.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.36% 16.98% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 15
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
67 53 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 95.71% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 26
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £42,500 £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 July 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 31 July 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 12 £35,000 -
Bathgate - 1 £35,000 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 25 (60.98%) C#
3 18 (43.90%) SQL
4 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
4 17 (41.46%) OO
5 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
5 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
6 13 (31.71%) VB.NET
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.83%) CSS
9 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
10 9 (21.95%) MVC
11 8 (19.51%) Degree
11 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
12 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (17.07%) Telerik
12 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
13 6 (14.63%) Ruby
13 6 (14.63%) Web Development
13 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
13 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
13 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
14 5 (12.20%) HTML
14 5 (12.20%) Java
14 5 (12.20%) Web Services
14 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
14 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
14 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
14 5 (12.20%) TDD
14 5 (12.20%) SDLC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.32%) OLAP
5 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.88%) Big Data
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (2.44%) FileMaker
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Xcode
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) JBehave
3 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
1 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Electronics
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (26.83%) CSS
4 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
5 5 (12.20%) HTML
5 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (12.20%) Web Services
5 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.76%) WCF
6 4 (9.76%) LINQ
6 4 (9.76%) jQuery
7 3 (7.32%) WPF
7 3 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (7.32%) HTML5
7 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (7.32%) CSS3
8 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.88%) WinForms
9 1 (2.44%) Spring
9 1 (2.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) iPhone
2 3 (7.32%) EPoS
3 2 (4.88%) 3D Printing
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Android
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) OO
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) MVC
4 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
5 6 (14.63%) Web Development
6 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
6 5 (12.20%) SDLC
7 4 (9.76%) Android Development
7 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (9.76%) OOP
8 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (7.32%) OOD
8 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 3 (7.32%) UML
9 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Open Source
9 2 (4.88%) API Development
10 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.44%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) C#
2 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) VB.NET
5 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.63%) Ruby
7 5 (12.20%) Java
8 4 (9.76%) C++
8 4 (9.76%) Python
9 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.88%) C
11 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Telerik
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Google
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) Cognizant