Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Software Developer
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 9 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 10.45% 16.67% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.45% 16.67% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 3
Livingston median annual salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £32,200 £30,150
90th Percentile £54,000 £42,650 £40,200
West Lothian median annual salary £33,500 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -16.25% +8.84% -2.00%

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 67 54 92
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 43 50 71
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% +2.86%
10th Percentile £29,900 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,750 £66,250
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +12.68%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Livingston

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Livingston

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Livingston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Livingston over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Livingston

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Livingston region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Delphi
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) VB6
5 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
5 2 (28.57%) Julia
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5

Software 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Delphi
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) VB6
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Julia
4 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft