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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 15 31 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 26.79% 34.83% 20.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.27% 35.23% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 13 25 14
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
55 88 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 98.21% 98.88% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28 62 42
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -3 13 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Linlithgow - 1 - - 1
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (77.14%) .NET
2 26 (74.29%) C#
3 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
4 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
5 16 (45.71%) CSS
6 14 (40.00%) HTML
7 13 (37.14%) MVC
7 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
7 13 (37.14%) jQuery
8 12 (34.29%) SQL
9 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
9 11 (31.43%) Entity Framework
10 10 (28.57%) HTML5
11 9 (25.71%) VB.NET
11 9 (25.71%) Degree
11 9 (25.71%) WCF
12 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
12 8 (22.86%) Android
12 8 (22.86%) Android Development
12 8 (22.86%) iOS Development
13 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (20.00%) Oracle
13 7 (20.00%) OO
14 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
14 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
14 6 (17.14%) CSS3
14 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (11.43%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.86%) OLAP
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.86%) SSDT
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Selenium
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) .NET
2 22 (62.86%) ASP.NET
3 16 (45.71%) CSS
4 14 (40.00%) HTML
5 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
5 13 (37.14%) jQuery
6 11 (31.43%) Entity Framework
7 10 (28.57%) HTML5
8 9 (25.71%) WCF
9 6 (17.14%) CSS3
9 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (11.43%) NHibernate
10 4 (11.43%) LINQ
11 3 (8.57%) WPF
11 3 (8.57%) WinForms
11 3 (8.57%) J2EE
11 3 (8.57%) Web Services
11 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Physics
3 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Android
1 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) MVC
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
3 8 (22.86%) Android Development
3 8 (22.86%) iOS Development
4 7 (20.00%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.43%) Web Development
7 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (8.57%) UML
8 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.86%) Scrum
9 1 (2.86%) ERP
9 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.86%) ETL
9 1 (2.86%) Process Management
9 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
9 1 (2.86%) Use Case
9 1 (2.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) C#
2 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) VB.NET
5 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.43%) C++
7 3 (8.57%) Java
7 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.71%) C
9 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Ab Initio
2 3 (8.57%) Telerik
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
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