Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 6 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -2
Permanent jobs citing SDLC 18 27 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 32.14% 32.53% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 33.33% 35.06% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 7
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +40.85%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,500 £35,050
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,000 £65,000
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +24.82%

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 54 77 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 96.43% 92.77% 90.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 66 46
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £32,400 £24,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £51,875 £66,250
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +18.06%

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing SDLC 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 SDLC.

1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (27.78%) Retail
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (27.78%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 4 (22.22%) OOD
6 4 (22.22%) C++
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (16.67%) WPF
7 3 (16.67%) Validation
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 3 (16.67%) User Experience
7 3 (16.67%) API Testing

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 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) IT Manager
1 5 (27.78%) IT Project Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Functional Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) UI Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Delphi Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) MATLAB Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum Master
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) WPF
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) XML Messaging
3 2 (11.11%) Velocity
4 1 (5.56%) Behat
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) OOD
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 3 (16.67%) API Testing
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (16.67%) Numerical Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Delphi
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (11.11%) Julia
4 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP ALM
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle