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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 5 6 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +29
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 14 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 23.33% 13.10% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.45% 17.74% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 0
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
55 62 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 91.67% 73.81% 91.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 49
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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
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 27 March 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 -1 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Linlithgow - 2 - -
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (67.86%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) C++
3 16 (57.14%) C
4 12 (42.86%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) Oracle
5 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 9 (32.14%) .NET
6 9 (32.14%) Degree
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
9 6 (21.43%) OO
10 5 (17.86%) UML
10 5 (17.86%) CSS
10 5 (17.86%) HTML
10 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
11 4 (14.29%) WCF
11 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 4 (14.29%) MVC
11 4 (14.29%) Java
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 4 (14.29%) Windows
11 4 (14.29%) HTML5
11 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (10.71%) UNIX
12 3 (10.71%) J2EE
12 3 (10.71%) Ab Initio

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) SSDT
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Electronics
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Real Time Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) C Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.29%) WCF
3 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (10.71%) WPF
4 3 (10.71%) J2EE
4 3 (10.71%) WinForms
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) STL
5 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) Ext JS
5 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (3.57%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Physics
3 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) OO
3 5 (17.86%) UML
4 4 (14.29%) MVC
4 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.14%) MVVM
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) Online Security
6 1 (3.57%) Process Management
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) C++
3 16 (57.14%) C
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
8 4 (14.29%) Java
9 2 (7.14%) Perl
9 2 (7.14%) PHP
9 2 (7.14%) Python
10 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft