The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software 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
Software Developer
Rank 16 8 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.36% 13.48% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 13.64% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Software 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%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Software Developer
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the West Lothian region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in West Lothian

Software 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 Software 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 -8 2 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Software Developer
Scotland

Software 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 Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Local Government
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) HTML

Software 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 Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Ab Initio
Livingston, West Lothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago