Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 10 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 16.39% 14.75% 14.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.50% 69.23% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 9
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -27.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £34,500 £30,000 £35,450
90th Percentile £44,000 £41,625 £75,000
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -27.50% +25.00%

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 16 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 26.23% 21.31% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 19
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -19.44% +55.17%
10th Percentile £25,850 £30,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,500 £59,000 £75,000
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.34% -19.44% +28.57%

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Livingston

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) C
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Electronics
4 6 (60.00%) Firmware
5 5 (50.00%) Physics
5 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) VxWorks
7 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (10.00%) WPF
8 1 (10.00%) JTAG
8 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (10.00%) Subversion
8 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
8 1 (10.00%) OO
8 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
8 1 (10.00%) Lisp

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) RS-232
2 1 (10.00%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (50.00%) Physics
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) C
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Delphi
5 1 (10.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Firmware