Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 14 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 24.14% 46.07% 45.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.14% 46.59% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 14
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £33,250 £27,250 £26,875
90th Percentile £42,500 £51,000 £49,250
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +17.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Livingston
Permanent vacancies in Livingston with a recognized job title 58 88 60
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.88% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 74 36
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -7.01% +6.80%
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,000 £17,238
90th Percentile £49,650 £52,125 £61,250
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Livingston.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Livingston

Developer
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Salary trend for Developer in Livingston

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) Toad
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 7 (50.00%) Ajax
3 7 (50.00%) Business Development
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (42.86%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) WPF
8 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (14.29%) Data Acquisition

Developer Skill Set
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 (7.14%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) Ajax
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) WCF
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Development
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
3 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Numerical Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) OOD
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Julia
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft