The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Specialist
Rank 13 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.89% - 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% - 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +17.56%
Technical Specialist
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53 66 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 78
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the West Lothian region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in West Lothian

Technical Specialist
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 Technical Specialist within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Bathgate - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -
Technical Specialist
Scotland

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title 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 with Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Technical Specialist in their job title 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 with Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) XQuery
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle