The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 4 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 9.76% 16.28% 25.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.00% 77.78% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 8
Median salary £30,000 £43,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.42% -27.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £38,750 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £48,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5 9 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 12.20% 20.93% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 10
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £37,500 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West Lothian

Degree
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Degree in West Lothian

Degree
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West Lothian over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in West Lothian

Degree
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 Degree within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -4 4 £30,000 -31.42% 2
Degree
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Degree.

1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (44.44%) C++
2 8 (44.44%) SDLC
3 7 (38.89%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) C
4 6 (33.33%) Telematics
4 6 (33.33%) Node.js
5 5 (27.78%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) Lisp
6 3 (16.67%) Firmware
6 3 (16.67%) Subversion
6 3 (16.67%) Electronics
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (16.67%) Qt
6 3 (16.67%) RS-485
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.11%) Wireless
7 2 (11.11%) ZigBee
7 2 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++

Degree
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 1 (5.56%) Predix
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Bluemix
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) RS-485
2 2 (11.11%) DECT
2 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) ZigBee
3 1 (5.56%) AMQP
3 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Modbus
3 1 (5.56%) MQTT
3 1 (5.56%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Sales Executive
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) Qt
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 8 (44.44%) SDLC
3 7 (38.89%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Telematics
5 2 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Business Development
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
6 1 (5.56%) Telesales
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) C
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Lisp
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Avaya
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
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Net Talent
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