The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Lothian region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 11 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.66% 5.80% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 6.15% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
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
52 65 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 98.11% 94.20% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 31
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-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 £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Engineer Salary Trend in West Lothian

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 26 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 -2 3 £40,000 -27.27%
Software Engineer
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Delphi
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) Numerical Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
5 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
5 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) RS-232
1 1 (12.50%) RS-485
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Trac
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Numerical Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Delphi
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree