Period
to 19 June 2019

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 6 months to 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 25 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 18.12% 16.95% 20.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 83.33% 83.33% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 14
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -17.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% -10.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Livingston
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 30 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 21.74% 20.34% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 18
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £34,600 £31,000 £27,850
90th Percentile £56,500 £46,500 £50,000
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -20.00%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Livingston.

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 6 months to 19 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Livingston

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Livingston region with a requirement for Degree.

1 18 (72.00%) C++
2 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 17 (68.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (64.00%) C
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
3 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (56.00%) C#
4 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) Kanban
6 12 (48.00%) Microservices
6 12 (48.00%) Scenario Testing
6 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (48.00%) Python
7 9 (36.00%) Java
7 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (32.00%) JSON
8 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
9 7 (28.00%) Refactoring
9 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
11 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (20.00%) ClearCase
11 5 (20.00%) Linux
12 4 (16.00%) SOA

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 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) CppUnit
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) German Language
1 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Project Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Development Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Project Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Software Development Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Software Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Software Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Compliance Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
2 8 (32.00%) JSON
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) Kafka
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) WebSockets
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.00%) User Experience
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) Scrum
2 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (52.00%) Kanban
5 12 (48.00%) Microservices
5 12 (48.00%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Refactoring
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) SOA
9 3 (12.00%) Analytics
9 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
9 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.00%) Network Design
9 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (8.00%) SDLC
10 2 (8.00%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C++
2 16 (64.00%) C
3 14 (56.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
4 12 (48.00%) Python
5 9 (36.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.00%) Perl
8 3 (12.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft