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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 5 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.75% 2.60% 27.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.75% 2.82% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 6
Median salary £43,750 £37,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.24% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £34,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,400 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
32 71 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 92.21% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 19
Median salary £41,000 £36,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% -0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +10 6 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Software Engineer
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Node.js
5 4 (40.00%) UML
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) Electronics
6 3 (30.00%) Web Development
6 3 (30.00%) React
6 3 (30.00%) Ext JS
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
8 1 (10.00%) Firmware
8 1 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (10.00%) MOM
8 1 (10.00%) Middleware
8 1 (10.00%) Wireless
8 1 (10.00%) OOD
8 1 (10.00%) SOA
8 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth
8 1 (10.00%) HTTP
8 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
8 1 (10.00%) Delphi

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 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) MQTT
1 1 (10.00%) RS-485
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Trac
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Node.js
2 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (30.00%) Ext JS
2 3 (30.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Arduino
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (10.00%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
2 6 (60.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (10.00%) Delphi
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) MOM
Kirkliston, West Lothian
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago