Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 21.33% 30.77% 20.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.92% 35.71% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 10
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -27.50%
10th Percentile £34,550 £30,350 £30,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,500 £43,550
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -25.00%

Software Engineering 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 73 56 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 97.33% 86.15% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 42
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,200 £24,000 £25,025
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,375 £49,750
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -1.84%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Livingston.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Livingston

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Livingston

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Livingston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Livingston over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Livingston

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (31.25%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
7 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (25.00%) Kanban
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 3 (18.75%) XML

Software Engineering
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 (18.75%) Apache
1 3 (18.75%) JBoss
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Broadband
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (18.75%) Bugzilla
4 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
4 3 (18.75%) CppUnit
4 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) SonarQube
4 3 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) git-flow
5 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Release Automation Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Release Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Development Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (18.75%) JSON
3 3 (18.75%) Kafka
3 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) WebSockets
3 3 (18.75%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
3 4 (25.00%) Kanban
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Microservices
4 3 (18.75%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
4 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (12.50%) Release Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) Julia
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (12.50%) HND
3 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (18.75%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle