The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 2 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 14 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 38.89% 3.57% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 46.67% 4.88% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Average salary £37,750 £37,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.34% +61.95%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Software Engineering
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
30 41 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 83.33% 73.21% 80.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 44
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,040
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £57,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in West Lothian

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in West Lothian

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 +5 7 £35,000 -6.04% 2
Linlithgow - 2 - -
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) C++
3 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 7 (36.84%) C
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 5 (26.32%) WCF
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) Java
8 4 (21.05%) UML
8 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
9 3 (15.79%) MySQL
9 3 (15.79%) CSS
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) OO
9 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
9 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SSDT
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Local Government
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Software Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
2 5 (26.32%) WCF
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
4 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
5 2 (10.53%) STL
5 2 (10.53%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) WinForms
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) Ext JS
5 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (5.26%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 4 (21.05%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.53%) Online Security
5 2 (10.53%) MVVM
6 1 (5.26%) Process Management
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) C++
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) C
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
8 2 (10.53%) Perl
8 2 (10.53%) PHP
8 2 (10.53%) Python
8 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Intel
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Salary: benefits
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Posted: 14 days ago