The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Lothian region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 5 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.00% 11.27% 15.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.41% 12.12% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 6
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £32,100 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £62,500 £41,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
49 66 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 98.00% 92.96% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 43 31
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £16,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +3 8 £40,000 +20.30% 2
Software Developer
Scotland

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 6 (46.15%) CSS
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 5 (38.46%) WCF
7 5 (38.46%) jQuery
8 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (30.77%) Web Development
8 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
8 4 (30.77%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) XSLT
9 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
9 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
9 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 3 (23.08%) SDLC
10 2 (15.38%) Degree
10 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
10 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (15.38%) Windows
10 2 (15.38%) OO

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) XSLT
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) B2B
6 2 (15.38%) B2C
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) ERP
7 1 (7.69%) OOD
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin
Livingston
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago