Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 25 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 29.41% 32.35% 26.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.25% 35.48% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 14
Livingston median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.84% -18.50%
10th Percentile £29,900 £28,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £47,275
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.84% -9.44%

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 80 62 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 94.12% 91.18% 88.68%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 43
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,350 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,625 £52,625 £47,350
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -11.76%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Livingston

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 19 (76.00%) C#
2 18 (72.00%) Degree
3 16 (64.00%) Computer Science
3 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (60.00%) Oracle
5 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 14 (56.00%) Java
6 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (52.00%) Microservices
7 12 (48.00%) JSON
7 12 (48.00%) Kanban
7 12 (48.00%) C
7 12 (48.00%) PL/SQL
7 12 (48.00%) C++
7 12 (48.00%) Linux
7 12 (48.00%) Python
7 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
7 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
7 12 (48.00%) Scrum
7 12 (48.00%) Scenario Testing
8 11 (44.00%) Refactoring
9 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (28.00%) Kubernetes
10 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
10 7 (28.00%) Perl
11 6 (24.00%) SOAP
11 6 (24.00%) XML
11 6 (24.00%) ClearCase

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 6 (24.00%) Apache
1 6 (24.00%) JBoss
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) HTTP
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Broadband
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) ClearCase
2 6 (24.00%) CppUnit
2 6 (24.00%) JUnit
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Release Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Release Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Engineering Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (48.00%) JSON
3 6 (24.00%) Kafka
3 6 (24.00%) RESTful
3 6 (24.00%) SOAP
3 6 (24.00%) WebSockets
3 6 (24.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) WPF
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (4.00%) HTML
7 1 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (64.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (52.00%) Microservices
2 13 (52.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (48.00%) Kanban
3 12 (48.00%) Scenario Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) Refactoring
5 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (24.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (24.00%) Open Source
6 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) DevOps
9 2 (8.00%) Case Management
9 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (8.00%) OO
9 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) Java
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (48.00%) C
4 12 (48.00%) C++
4 12 (48.00%) PL/SQL
4 12 (48.00%) Python
4 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (28.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.00%) R
7 1 (4.00%) Delphi
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.00%) HND
3 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft