The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 9 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.10% 2.03% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.25% 2.11% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 142 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 98.81% 95.95% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 59 41 71
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Developer
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Livingston +25 9 £37,500 +15.38%
Software Developer
Scotland

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) C++
2 9 (52.94%) Electronics
2 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Android
2 9 (52.94%) SystemC
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Xcode
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) IIS
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.88%) Relational Database

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
General
1 9 (52.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.88%) POSIX
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) SystemC
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (11.76%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) KVM
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) VMware