Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 28 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 14.66% 9.38% 8.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.30% 10.23% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 6
West Lothian median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £37,325 £22,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,625 £45,000 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

Computer Science 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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 183 88 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 95.81% 91.67% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 82 52 74
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £26,625
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in West Lothian

Computer Science
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Lothian.

Salary trend for Computer Science in West Lothian

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in West Lothian over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in West Lothian

Computer Science
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +10 27 £48,750 +8.33% 4
Linlithgow - 1 - - 2
Computer Science
Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 27 (96.43%) Degree
2 22 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 22 (78.57%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 20 (71.43%) Oracle
4 19 (67.86%) SQL
4 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
4 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (64.29%) C
5 18 (64.29%) C++
6 17 (60.71%) Management Information System
6 17 (60.71%) Scrum
6 17 (60.71%) Kanban
6 17 (60.71%) Microservices
6 17 (60.71%) Scenario Testing
7 16 (57.14%) AngularJS
8 15 (53.57%) JSON
8 15 (53.57%) Java
8 15 (53.57%) PL/SQL
8 15 (53.57%) Python
8 15 (53.57%) Shell Script
9 13 (46.43%) Refactoring
10 12 (42.86%) Linux
11 11 (39.29%) Perl
12 10 (35.71%) Kubernetes
13 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
13 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
13 8 (28.57%) ClearCase
14 6 (21.43%) Multithreaded Programming
14 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 6 (21.43%) JBoss
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) ClearCase
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) CppUnit
2 6 (21.43%) JUnit
3 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
3 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) C Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C/C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 15 (53.57%) JSON
3 6 (21.43%) Kafka
3 6 (21.43%) RESTful
3 6 (21.43%) SOAP
3 6 (21.43%) WebSockets
3 6 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Software Engineering
1 22 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) Kanban
3 17 (60.71%) Microservices
3 17 (60.71%) Scenario Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Scrum
4 13 (46.43%) Refactoring
5 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 6 (21.43%) Multithreaded Programming
6 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 6 (21.43%) Open Source
6 6 (21.43%) Web Application Development
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (7.14%) Case Management
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.57%) MVC
9 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 18 (64.29%) C
3 18 (64.29%) C++
4 15 (53.57%) Java
4 15 (53.57%) PL/SQL
4 15 (53.57%) Python
4 15 (53.57%) Shell Script
5 11 (39.29%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) VBScript
7 1 (3.57%) Delphi
7 1 (3.57%) R
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.71%) Terraform
3 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Oracle