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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 14 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 41.18% 31.37% 23.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.18% 31.37% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 12
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £48,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -
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
34 51 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 51
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,595 £52,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 10 £37,500 +4.16% 5
Bathgate - 1 £27,500 - 2
Developer
Scotland

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 11 (45.83%) CSS
6 10 (41.67%) jQuery
7 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (33.33%) MVC
8 7 (29.17%) WCF
9 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
10 5 (20.83%) Windows
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
10 5 (20.83%) Degree
10 5 (20.83%) iOS Development
11 4 (16.67%) HTML5
11 4 (16.67%) Android Development
11 4 (16.67%) Android
11 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 4 (16.67%) MySQL
11 4 (16.67%) IIS
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
12 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) PrintSoft PReS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) MySQL
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) SSDT
5 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.17%) Informix
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Xcode
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) jQuery
5 8 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (29.17%) WCF
7 6 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (16.67%) HTML5
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.50%) NHibernate
9 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 3 (12.50%) WinForms
10 2 (8.33%) XML
10 2 (8.33%) SOAP
10 2 (8.33%) REST
11 1 (4.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 1 (4.17%) Task Parallel Library
11 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) iOS Development
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) Android Development
5 3 (12.50%) ERP
5 3 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Process Management
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Telerik
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago