The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 10 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.09% 3.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.20% 4.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 70 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 89.09% 90.91% 64.23%
Number of salaries quoted 41 23 47
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
Scotland

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 24 July 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 +15 4 £35,000 - 2
Bathgate - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (88.89%) C++
2 15 (83.33%) Linux
3 14 (77.78%) Electronics
3 14 (77.78%) SystemC
4 13 (72.22%) Android
5 4 (22.22%) C
6 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) Firmware
7 1 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.56%) Intel
7 1 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
7 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Degree
7 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 14 (77.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) SystemC
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C++
2 4 (22.22%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Intel
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Livingston, West Lothian
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