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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 4 8 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 19 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 31.67% 12.00% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.55% 16.36% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 2
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +65.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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 55 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 91.67% 73.33% 89.68%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 46
Average salary £36,250 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.69% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £57,500 £42,500
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
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 5 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 +2 14 £33,750 -10.00%
Linlithgow - 2 - -
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 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 20 (68.97%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) C++
3 15 (51.72%) C
4 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) Linux
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) Oracle
5 11 (37.93%) Degree
6 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 9 (31.03%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
9 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
9 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
10 6 (20.69%) WCF
10 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
10 6 (20.69%) MVC
10 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
10 6 (20.69%) OO
11 5 (17.24%) CSS
11 5 (17.24%) UML
11 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
11 5 (17.24%) HTML
12 4 (13.79%) Java
12 4 (13.79%) Scrum
12 4 (13.79%) Windows
12 4 (13.79%) jQuery
12 4 (13.79%) HTML5
12 4 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development
13 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Electronics
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Real Time Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) C Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Junior
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) WCF
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
4 4 (13.79%) HTML5
4 4 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (10.34%) NHibernate
5 3 (10.34%) WPF
5 3 (10.34%) WinForms
5 3 (10.34%) J2EE
6 2 (6.90%) STL
6 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
6 2 (6.90%) Ajax
6 2 (6.90%) Ext JS
6 2 (6.90%) CSS3
6 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Physics
3 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) UML
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Online Security
5 2 (6.90%) MVVM
5 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) C++
3 15 (51.72%) C
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
7 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
8 4 (13.79%) Java
9 2 (6.90%) Python
9 2 (6.90%) Perl
9 2 (6.90%) PHP
10 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Ab Initio
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
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