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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 10 15 2
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 14 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 19.72% 1.82% 36.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.00% 14.29% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +38.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
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 20 7 24
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 28.17% 12.73% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 8
Median salary £37,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,875 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +3 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Degree
Scotland

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Telematics
3 6 (37.50%) Node.js
3 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) C
5 4 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) Electronics
6 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
6 3 (18.75%) Firmware
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) Subversion
6 3 (18.75%) RS-485
7 2 (12.50%) ZigBee
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Business Development
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Perl
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) DECT
7 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Avaya

Degree
Top Related 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 (6.25%) Predix
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Bluemix
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
1 3 (18.75%) RS-485
2 2 (12.50%) DECT
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) ZigBee
3 1 (6.25%) AMQP
3 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Modbus
3 1 (6.25%) MQTT
3 1 (6.25%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Firmware Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Inside Sales Executive
3 2 (12.50%) Internal Sales Executive
3 2 (12.50%) Sales Executive
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DSP Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior DSP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Node.js
2 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (6.25%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) SDLC
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Telematics
3 5 (31.25%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Business Development
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) C
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded C++
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Avaya
1 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
1 1 (6.25%) Xilinx
Livingston, West Lothian
Iron Mountain
Salary: Competitive + Pension,Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago