The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 11 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.69% 2.04% -
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 2.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 49 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 60
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Bathgate - 1 £37,500 -
Livingston - 1 £35,000 -
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) SystemC
4 4 (50.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Intel
6 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (12.50%) VxWorks

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) SystemC
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) VxWorks
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Intel
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter