The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Lothian / Livingston
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 6 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 17.65% 16.67% 17.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.71% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -37.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston.

Academic & Professional Certification
Livingston
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7 6 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 20.59% 25.00% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 9
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £37,500 £67,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Livingston citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Livingston

Degree
Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Livingston.

Salary trend for Degree in Livingston

Degree
Salary Histogram in Livingston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Livingston over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Livingston

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Livingston region with a requirement for Degree.

1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
1 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (47.06%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (35.29%) C
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Telematics
4 6 (35.29%) Node.js
5 5 (29.41%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) Lisp
6 3 (17.65%) Firmware
6 3 (17.65%) Electronics
6 3 (17.65%) Qt
6 3 (17.65%) Subversion
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) RS-485
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (11.76%) ZigBee
7 2 (11.76%) Electronic Design Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) Wireless
7 2 (11.76%) OOP
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
7 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
7 2 (11.76%) Perl

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Predix
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Bluemix
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) RS-485
2 2 (11.76%) DECT
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) ZigBee
3 1 (5.88%) AMQP
3 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Modbus
3 1 (5.88%) MQTT
3 1 (5.88%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (17.65%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DSP Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Telesales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Node.js
2 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 3 (17.65%) Qt
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) OO
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Telematics
5 2 (11.76%) Electronic Design Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Business Development
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Signal Processing
6 1 (5.88%) Telesales
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) C
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) Lisp
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago