Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 2 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 12 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 19.67% 36.26% 13.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.34% 39.76% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 5
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £51,425 £46,500
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%

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 59 83 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 96.72% 91.21% 88.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 64 34
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,000 £24,300
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,075 £62,750
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Livingston

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 11 (91.67%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Subversion
6 3 (25.00%) C
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
7 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
7 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
7 2 (16.67%) Release Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) Optoelectronics
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) Physics
7 2 (16.67%) QA

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (8.33%) git-flow
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Release Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Optoelectronics
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (16.67%) Numerical Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Physics
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Julia
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Munin
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Prometheus
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) New Relic