Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Livingston during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 15 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 6.45% 12.22% 10.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% 12.36% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £49,750 £39,500
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +20.97%

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 62 89 59
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.89% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 71 38
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -7.01% +4.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,925 £52,500 £59,750
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%

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 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Physics
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Firmware
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Optoelectronics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Numerical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) WPF

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Optoelectronics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (75.00%) Physics
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Numerical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Firmware