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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 12 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.25% 3.77% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 5.13% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +1.35%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
63 39 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 91.30% 73.58% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 31
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £42,500 £58,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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 - 3 £60,000 -
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) DTV
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
4 1 (12.50%) Apache

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) FitNesse
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opsview
1 1 (12.50%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
1 1 (12.50%) F5