Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 5 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 38 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 17.92% 26.67% 17.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 84.44% 93.02% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 15
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £22,000 £31,000 £30,200
90th Percentile £48,125 £42,500 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% - -

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 45 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 21.23% 28.67% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 19
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -13.51%
10th Percentile £22,000 £30,775 £27,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £43,500 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £41,925 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.81% -5.88% -

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 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 +3 24 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Linlithgow +1 12 £24,000 -
Degree
Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 24 (63.16%) C++
2 22 (57.89%) C#
3 20 (52.63%) Software Engineering
3 20 (52.63%) Computer Science
4 19 (50.00%) Oracle
5 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (39.47%) User Experience
7 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 14 (36.84%) Scrum
7 14 (36.84%) C
8 12 (31.58%) SQL
9 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
9 11 (28.95%) Python
9 11 (28.95%) Kanban
10 10 (26.32%) Microservices
10 10 (26.32%) OO
10 10 (26.32%) Management Information System
10 10 (26.32%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (23.68%) .NET
11 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
12 8 (21.05%) Java
12 8 (21.05%) Linux
12 8 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (18.42%) SDLC
13 7 (18.42%) Presales
13 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
13 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
13 7 (18.42%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (18.42%) JSON
13 7 (18.42%) Refactoring

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 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Big Data
1 1 (2.63%) MS Access
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) ClearCase
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Electronics
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) German Language
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Software Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Construction Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Product Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Project Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Software Product Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Project Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
1 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
2 7 (18.42%) JSON
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.89%) RESTful
4 3 (7.89%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (5.26%) WPF
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) User Experience
2 10 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 7 (18.42%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
6 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Computer Science
1 20 (52.63%) Software Engineering
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (36.84%) Scrum
3 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 11 (28.95%) Kanban
5 10 (26.32%) Microservices
5 10 (26.32%) OO
5 10 (26.32%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (18.42%) Presales
6 7 (18.42%) Refactoring
6 7 (18.42%) SDLC
7 5 (13.16%) Product Management
8 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (10.53%) DevOps
8 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (10.53%) ERP
8 4 (10.53%) Product Roadmap
8 4 (10.53%) SOA
9 3 (7.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) C++
2 22 (57.89%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) C
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 11 (28.95%) Python
6 8 (21.05%) Java
7 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
7 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
8 3 (7.89%) Perl
8 3 (7.89%) VB
9 2 (5.26%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Google
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft