Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 13.33% 3.39% 7.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.48% 3.39% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 5
Livingston median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £38,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £49,250 £37,500
West Lothian median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Livingston
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 89 59 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 98.89% 100.00% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 70 38 58
Livingston median annual salary £36,500 £38,750 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.81% +1.31% +7.75%
10th Percentile £23,850 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,725 £59,750 £51,250
West Lothian median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% - +8.11%

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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Livingston

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) WCF
6 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Local Government
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (25.00%) Customer Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (16.67%) C++
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) C
8 2 (16.67%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (16.67%) SDLC
9 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (8.33%) GitHub

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) Redis
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Customer Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) OOP
7 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Go
4 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft