Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Software Engineer
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 4.00% 15.38% 11.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 15.63% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 5
Livingston median annual salary - £40,000 £40,000
West Lothian median annual salary - £40,000 £40,000

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 75 64 60
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.46% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 48
Livingston median annual salary £41,250 £36,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.01% -0.68% -8.13%
10th Percentile £29,650 £24,000 £25,175
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £48,250
West Lothian median annual salary £41,250 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.01% -2.67% -6.25%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Livingston

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Livingston

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science

Software Engineer 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) CppUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Kafka
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) WebSockets
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Microservices
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle