Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 61 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 32.62% 18.07% 14.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 93.85% 68.18% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 6
West Lothian median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +10.34% -19.44%
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,375 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,000 £41,625
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 65 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 34.76% 26.51% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 9
West Lothian median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,500 £49,100
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 - 31 - -
Livingston +6 27 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Degree
Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 45 (73.77%) Oracle
2 44 (72.13%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (57.38%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (52.46%) SQL
4 32 (52.46%) Finance
5 31 (50.82%) Oracle ERP
5 31 (50.82%) Oracle EBS
5 31 (50.82%) ERP
6 25 (40.98%) PL/SQL
7 20 (32.79%) C#
7 20 (32.79%) Computer Science
8 16 (26.23%) System Testing
8 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
9 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
9 15 (24.59%) Regression Testing
10 13 (21.31%) Linux
11 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
12 11 (18.03%) Python
13 10 (16.39%) Perl
13 10 (16.39%) Java
14 9 (14.75%) C
14 9 (14.75%) C++
14 9 (14.75%) Scrum
14 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
14 9 (14.75%) Shell Script
14 9 (14.75%) JSON
14 9 (14.75%) Refactoring
14 9 (14.75%) Kanban
14 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
14 9 (14.75%) Microservices

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 5 (8.20%) Apache
1 5 (8.20%) JBoss
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
Business Applications
1 31 (50.82%) Oracle EBS
1 31 (50.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) HTTP
2 5 (8.20%) Firewall
2 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) IPv4
3 2 (3.28%) IPv6
3 2 (3.28%) VLAN
4 1 (1.64%) Broadband
4 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) ClearCase
1 5 (8.20%) CppUnit
1 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.20%) HP UFT
1 5 (8.20%) JUnit
1 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.92%) Selenium
3 2 (3.28%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
3 2 (3.28%) Ranorex
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Analyst
1 19 (31.15%) Technical Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Business Analyst
2 16 (26.23%) Technical Business Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Consultant
3 15 (24.59%) ERP Consultant
3 15 (24.59%) Functional Consultant
3 15 (24.59%) Oracle Consultant
3 15 (24.59%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 9 (14.75%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Developer
6 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Services Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
1 9 (14.75%) JSON
2 5 (8.20%) Kafka
2 5 (8.20%) RESTful
2 5 (8.20%) SOAP
2 5 (8.20%) WebSockets
2 5 (8.20%) XML
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.28%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (57.38%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (32.79%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Fintech
5 1 (1.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Windows
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.82%) ERP
3 16 (26.23%) System Testing
3 16 (26.23%) Test Automation
4 15 (24.59%) Regression Testing
4 15 (24.59%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.75%) Kanban
5 9 (14.75%) Microservices
5 9 (14.75%) Refactoring
5 9 (14.75%) Scenario Testing
5 9 (14.75%) Scrum
6 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.20%) Multithreaded Programming
7 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
7 5 (8.20%) Open Source
7 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
8 4 (6.56%) DevOps
8 4 (6.56%) ITIL
9 3 (4.92%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (4.92%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) SQL
2 25 (40.98%) PL/SQL
3 20 (32.79%) C#
4 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (18.03%) Python
6 10 (16.39%) Java
6 10 (16.39%) Perl
7 9 (14.75%) C
7 9 (14.75%) C++
7 9 (14.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.28%) R
9 2 (3.28%) Tcl
9 2 (3.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.28%) HND
2 2 (3.28%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.56%) Ansible
3 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.92%) Terraform
4 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft