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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 10 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.80% 1.28% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.80% 1.28% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.47%
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
51 78 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 72
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
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 1 August 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 +16 5 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Software Developer
Scotland

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (73.68%) C++
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Electronics
2 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 13 (68.42%) Android
2 13 (68.42%) SystemC
3 6 (31.58%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) CRM
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Back Office
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.26%) Xcode
8 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
8 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (5.26%) QA
8 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.26%) C
8 1 (5.26%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
8 1 (5.26%) CSS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 13 (68.42%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) SystemC
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
1 13 (68.42%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Livingston, West Lothian
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