Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston with a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 18 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 26.87% 16.67% 9.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.57% 20.45% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 7
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.00% +26.76%
10th Percentile £35,850 £30,000 £43,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,600 £60,000
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +28.57%

SDLC is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Livingston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 63 44 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 94.03% 81.48% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 42 62
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £32,175 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,750 £49,750 £66,250
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,125
% change year-on-year - -5.04% +14.24%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Livingston.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Livingston

SDLC
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Salary trend for SDLC in Livingston

SDLC
Salary Histogram in Livingston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Livingston over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SDLC in Livingston

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing SDLC 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 SDLC.

1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) OOD
4 5 (27.78%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) Delphi
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Behat
5 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) GitHub
5 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) JUnit
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Legal
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium

SDLC
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:

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 4 (22.22%) JUnit
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
1 4 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 4 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Delphi Developer
4 2 (11.11%) MATLAB Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum Master
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) UI Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Scientific Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) Behat
2 4 (22.22%) WPF
3 2 (11.11%) Velocity
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) OOD
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 2 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
7 2 (11.11%) Numerical Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Delphi
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) Julia
5 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft