Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 6 months to 18 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 10 1
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 27 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 31.76% 13.11% 35.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.14% 13.33% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 19
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £37,425 £31,050 £30,000
90th Percentile £48,975 £57,000 £42,650
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.86% -1.33% -

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 84 60 60
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.82% 98.36% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 51
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,900 £58,875 £47,500
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%

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 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Livingston

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) PL/SQL
3 17 (62.96%) Oracle
4 16 (59.26%) HTML
5 15 (55.56%) XML
5 15 (55.56%) Finance
5 15 (55.56%) jQuery
6 14 (51.85%) Retail
6 14 (51.85%) Ajax
6 14 (51.85%) Business Development
6 14 (51.85%) Oracle APEX
6 14 (51.85%) Toad
7 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (37.04%) C#
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (18.52%) ProC
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
11 4 (14.81%) Java
11 4 (14.81%) OO
11 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
11 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
11 4 (14.81%) Microservices
12 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Kanban

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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle APEX
1 14 (51.85%) Toad
2 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (18.52%) ProC
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.70%) CppUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Grunt
5 1 (3.70%) gulp
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) jQuery
2 15 (55.56%) XML
3 14 (51.85%) Ajax
4 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
8 2 (7.41%) CSS
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.70%) Kafka
9 1 (3.70%) React
9 1 (3.70%) RESTful
9 1 (3.70%) SOAP
9 1 (3.70%) Spring
9 1 (3.70%) WCF
9 1 (3.70%) Web Services
9 1 (3.70%) WebSockets
9 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Business Development
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Microservices
3 4 (14.81%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Kanban
4 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 3 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Numerical Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) OOD
5 1 (3.70%) Server Management
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) PL/SQL
4 10 (37.04%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) C
6 3 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) Julia
7 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) R
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
1 1 (3.70%) NFS
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) VMware NSX
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) PowerCLI
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
1 1 (3.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) VMware