Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 9 10
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 28 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 33.33% 20.00% 11.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 90.32% 66.67% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 5
Livingston median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% +14.29% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,850 £37,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,500 £41,950
West Lothian median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.88% +14.29% -15.15%

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 31 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 36.90% 30.00% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 7
Livingston median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £37,650 £35,675 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,000 £41,300
West Lothian median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -17.65%

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Livingston

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 20 (71.43%) C#
1 20 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 17 (60.71%) Test Automation
3 17 (60.71%) Oracle
4 16 (57.14%) SQL
5 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
6 14 (50.00%) Linux
6 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (46.43%) Java
8 12 (42.86%) C
8 12 (42.86%) C++
8 12 (42.86%) PL/SQL
8 12 (42.86%) Python
8 12 (42.86%) Management Information System
8 12 (42.86%) Scrum
8 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
8 12 (42.86%) AngularJS
8 12 (42.86%) Microservices
8 12 (42.86%) JSON
8 12 (42.86%) Kanban
8 12 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
9 11 (39.29%) Refactoring
9 11 (39.29%) Perl
10 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
11 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (21.43%) JUnit
12 6 (21.43%) SOAP
12 6 (21.43%) XML
12 6 (21.43%) ClearCase

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 6 (21.43%) Apache
1 6 (21.43%) JBoss
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Broadband
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) ClearCase
1 6 (21.43%) CppUnit
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 6 (21.43%) JUnit
2 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
2 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) AngularJS
1 12 (42.86%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) Kafka
2 6 (21.43%) RESTful
2 6 (21.43%) SOAP
2 6 (21.43%) WebSockets
2 6 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.14%) Fintech
4 1 (3.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 17 (60.71%) Test Automation
4 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (42.86%) Kanban
5 12 (42.86%) Microservices
5 12 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
5 12 (42.86%) Scrum
6 11 (39.29%) Refactoring
7 7 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (21.43%) Multithreaded Programming
8 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
8 6 (21.43%) Open Source
8 6 (21.43%) Web Application Development
9 4 (14.29%) DevOps
9 4 (14.29%) ITIL
10 2 (7.14%) Case Management
10 2 (7.14%) OO
10 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) Java
5 12 (42.86%) C
5 12 (42.86%) C++
5 12 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 12 (42.86%) Python
5 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
6 11 (39.29%) Perl
7 2 (7.14%) R
7 2 (7.14%) VBScript
8 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (7.14%) HND
2 2 (7.14%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.71%) Terraform
3 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft