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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 23 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 32.39% 37.50% 39.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.85% 37.50% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 14
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
66 64 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 92.96% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 23
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 £32,500 £29,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,350 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +7.14%
Linlithgow - 2 - -
Bathgate - 1 £35,000 -
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 29 (70.73%) C#
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET
3 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
4 17 (41.46%) SQL
5 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
5 15 (36.59%) OO
6 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (31.71%) CSS
8 12 (29.27%) MVC
8 12 (29.27%) Degree
9 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
9 11 (26.83%) VB.NET
10 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
10 10 (24.39%) Entity Framework
11 8 (19.51%) WCF
11 8 (19.51%) HTML
12 7 (17.07%) jQuery
12 7 (17.07%) Telerik
12 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
12 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
12 7 (17.07%) SDLC
13 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
13 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
13 6 (14.63%) Web Development
13 6 (14.63%) C++
14 5 (12.20%) Finance

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) MySQL
4 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.32%) OLAP
6 2 (4.88%) Big Data
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.44%) FileMaker
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Xcode
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Local Government
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) .NET
2 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET
3 13 (31.71%) CSS
4 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
5 10 (24.39%) Entity Framework
6 8 (19.51%) WCF
6 8 (19.51%) HTML
7 7 (17.07%) jQuery
8 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (12.20%) HTML5
9 5 (12.20%) CSS3
9 5 (12.20%) Web Services
10 4 (9.76%) NHibernate
11 3 (7.32%) LINQ
11 3 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (4.88%) WinForms
12 2 (4.88%) WPF
13 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) iPhone
2 3 (7.32%) EPoS
3 2 (4.88%) Physics
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.76%) Android
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) OO
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) MVC
4 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
4 7 (17.07%) SDLC
5 6 (14.63%) Web Development
5 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.76%) OOP
6 4 (9.76%) Android Development
6 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (7.32%) UML
7 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (7.32%) OOD
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) TDD
8 2 (4.88%) Open Source
9 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.44%) Analytics
9 1 (2.44%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) C#
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) VB.NET
5 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.63%) C++
7 4 (9.76%) Java
7 4 (9.76%) C
8 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
8 3 (7.32%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Telerik
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Google