Period
to 19 September 2018

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 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 60 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 33.90% 16.48% 15.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 98.36% 68.18% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 7
West Lothian median annual salary £34,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £45,750 £49,500 £45,950
Scotland median annual 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 permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 61 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 34.46% 24.18% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 10
West Lothian median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.63% +3.23% -16.22%
10th Percentile £31,000 £23,125 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £49,250 £59,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Linlithgow - 24 - -
Livingston +3 20 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Degree
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) SQL
3 30 (50.00%) Oracle
4 29 (48.33%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (41.67%) Finance
6 24 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
6 24 (40.00%) ERP
6 24 (40.00%) Oracle ERP
6 24 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 22 (36.67%) C#
8 17 (28.33%) PL/SQL
9 16 (26.67%) Physics
9 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 16 (26.67%) Windows
10 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 14 (23.33%) System Testing
11 14 (23.33%) Python
12 13 (21.67%) HTTP
13 11 (18.33%) SDLC
14 10 (16.67%) REST
14 10 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
14 10 (16.67%) Bugzilla
14 10 (16.67%) TDD
14 10 (16.67%) JIRA
14 10 (16.67%) VLAN
14 10 (16.67%) BDD
14 10 (16.67%) IPv4
14 10 (16.67%) IPv6
14 10 (16.67%) Tcl
14 10 (16.67%) Electronics

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 3 (5.00%) Apache
1 3 (5.00%) IIS
1 3 (5.00%) JBoss
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 24 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
1 24 (40.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) HTTP
2 10 (16.67%) IPv4
2 10 (16.67%) IPv6
2 10 (16.67%) VLAN
3 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 5 (8.33%) Firewall
4 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.67%) Broadband
5 1 (1.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 10 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (5.00%) CppUnit
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (5.00%) JUnit
2 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.33%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (16.67%) Electronics
4 8 (13.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
1 17 (28.33%) Technical Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Business Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Technical Business Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) ERP Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 10 (16.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Product Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Product Test Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.00%) JSON
2 3 (5.00%) Kafka
2 3 (5.00%) RESTful
2 3 (5.00%) SOAP
2 3 (5.00%) WebSockets
2 3 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (48.33%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Fintech
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) SCADA
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) ERP
3 16 (26.67%) Physics
3 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 14 (23.33%) System Testing
5 11 (18.33%) SDLC
6 10 (16.67%) BDD
6 10 (16.67%) Customer-Centricity
6 10 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 10 (16.67%) TDD
7 9 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.00%) ITIL
9 3 (5.00%) Microservices
9 3 (5.00%) OO
9 3 (5.00%) Open Source
9 3 (5.00%) Refactoring
9 3 (5.00%) Scrum
9 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 22 (36.67%) C#
3 17 (28.33%) PL/SQL
4 14 (23.33%) Python
5 10 (16.67%) Tcl
6 6 (10.00%) Perl
7 4 (6.67%) C
7 4 (6.67%) Java
7 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.00%) C++
8 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.33%) VBScript
10 1 (1.67%) R
10 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.33%) HND
2 1 (1.67%) CISM
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Ansible
1 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft