The median annual salary for a Developer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 18 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 43.90% 54.55% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 46.15% 55.81% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 28
Median salary £36,500 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.04% +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £31,250 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £48,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39 43 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 95.12% 97.73% 92.75%
Number of salaries quoted 137 128 277
Median salary £32,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.96% +11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £31,250 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in West Lothian

Developer
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Developer in West Lothian

Developer
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in West Lothian over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Developer in West Lothian

Developer
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 Developer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 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 -1 13 £36,500 -14.11%
Bathgate -1 4 £44,500 +1.13%
Developer
Scotland

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 35 (74.47%) C#
2 34 (72.34%) .NET
3 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (57.45%) MVC
5 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
6 25 (53.19%) SQL Server
7 23 (48.94%) SDLC
8 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
9 18 (38.30%) SQL
9 18 (38.30%) jQuery
10 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
11 14 (29.79%) CSS
12 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
12 13 (27.66%) HTML
12 13 (27.66%) Finance
12 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
12 13 (27.66%) WCF
12 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
13 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (21.28%) Node.js
15 9 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
16 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
16 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2014
17 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
17 7 (14.89%) Degree
17 7 (14.89%) XML
17 7 (14.89%) VB

Developer Skill Set
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 (6.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (53.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.13%) Redis
10 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Selenium
1 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) NUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Xcode
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Local Government
3 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 26 (55.32%) ASP.NET
3 18 (38.30%) jQuery
4 14 (29.79%) CSS
5 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
5 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (27.66%) HTML
5 13 (27.66%) WCF
6 11 (23.40%) .NET Framework
7 10 (21.28%) Node.js
8 7 (14.89%) XML
9 5 (10.64%) HTML5
9 5 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (10.64%) Web Services
10 4 (8.51%) CSS3
11 3 (6.38%) .NET Core
11 3 (6.38%) Ajax
11 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (4.26%) Angular 2
12 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) MVC
3 23 (48.94%) SDLC
4 22 (46.81%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.02%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.77%) OO
6 6 (12.77%) Telematics
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
8 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.38%) Customer Intelligence
8 3 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (6.38%) Mobile Development
8 3 (6.38%) OOP
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.38%) Task Automation
8 3 (6.38%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (4.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
4 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) VB
6 4 (8.51%) C
6 4 (8.51%) C++
6 4 (8.51%) Java
7 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.13%) Go
9 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) Telerik