Period
to 19 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 9 1
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 37 8 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 27.21% 15.69% 50.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.13% 15.69% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 37
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £31,700 £32,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £48,950 £42,500 £51,000
West Lothian median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% -9.09%

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 127 51 81
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.38% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 81 40 69
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,000 £23,700
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,900 £52,500
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Livingston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Livingston over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Developer in Livingston

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 27 (72.97%) C#
3 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
4 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
6 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.03%) MVC
7 10 (27.03%) WCF
8 8 (21.62%) jQuery
8 8 (21.62%) SDLC
8 8 (21.62%) Web Services
8 8 (21.62%) IIS
9 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
9 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
10 6 (16.22%) HTML
10 6 (16.22%) CSS
11 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
12 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
12 4 (10.81%) Degree
13 3 (8.11%) Ab Initio
13 3 (8.11%) Netezza
13 3 (8.11%) Java
13 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
13 3 (8.11%) Unix
13 3 (8.11%) Python

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 8 (21.62%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
1 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Hudson
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) German Language
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
3 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.03%) WCF
5 8 (21.62%) jQuery
5 8 (21.62%) Web Services
6 6 (16.22%) CSS
6 6 (16.22%) HTML
7 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.41%) WPF
9 1 (2.70%) Ajax
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.70%) CSS3
9 1 (2.70%) HTML5
9 1 (2.70%) React
9 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Fintech
2 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) SDLC
4 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
8 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.70%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (2.70%) Machine Learning
9 1 (2.70%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.70%) Product Management
9 1 (2.70%) Scrum
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Debt
9 1 (2.70%) Time Management
9 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Validation
9 1 (2.70%) Value Proposition
9 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) Delphi
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) GxP
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Ab Initio
2 3 (8.11%) Netezza
3 2 (5.41%) Informatica
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) OpenText