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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 13 7 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 6 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 10.71% 14.61% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 22.41% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 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
50 58 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 89.29% 65.17% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 43
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 2015.

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 April 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 -7 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (65.38%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) C++
2 15 (57.69%) C
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle
5 9 (34.62%) .NET
5 9 (34.62%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) OO
8 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
9 5 (19.23%) WCF
9 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) MVC
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 4 (15.38%) HTML5
10 4 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
11 3 (11.54%) Ab Initio
11 3 (11.54%) WinForms
11 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (11.54%) WPF
11 3 (11.54%) J2EE
11 3 (11.54%) Java

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (3.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) C Developer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
2 5 (19.23%) WCF
3 4 (15.38%) HTML5
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE
4 3 (11.54%) WinForms
4 3 (11.54%) WPF
4 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.85%) PLINQ
6 1 (3.85%) LINQ
6 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Process Management
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) C#
2 15 (57.69%) C++
2 15 (57.69%) C
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) HND
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft