Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 38 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 22.22% 17.44% 25.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.35% 17.44% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 18
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £33,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.87% -8.84% -18.33%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £44,075
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% -

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies in West Lothian with a recognized job title 170 86 77
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.42% 100.00% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 60 51 62
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,625 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £59,125 £51,250 £46,700
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +0.59%

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 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 6 months to 12 December 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
Livingston +6 23 £42,500 +21.43% 11
Linlithgow - 5 - -
Developer
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 22 (57.89%) C#
2 19 (50.00%) .NET
3 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 16 (42.11%) PL/SQL
4 16 (42.11%) Oracle
5 13 (34.21%) Oracle APEX
6 12 (31.58%) jQuery
6 12 (31.58%) HTML
6 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 10 (26.32%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (26.32%) Java
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.68%) Finance
8 9 (23.68%) XML
9 8 (21.05%) Scrum
9 8 (21.05%) Toad
9 8 (21.05%) Ajax
9 8 (21.05%) Business Development
9 8 (21.05%) Retail
10 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
10 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.42%) QA
10 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
10 7 (18.42%) OO
11 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
11 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering

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 5 (13.16%) Confluence
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle Reports
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (21.05%) Toad
3 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (13.16%) ProC
5 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.63%) CppUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Grunt
6 1 (2.63%) gulp
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
2 12 (31.58%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) jQuery
3 9 (23.68%) XML
4 8 (21.05%) Ajax
5 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.16%) WCF
7 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.53%) CSS
8 3 (7.89%) JSON
8 3 (7.89%) Web Services
9 2 (5.26%) WPF
10 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.63%) Kafka
10 1 (2.63%) RESTful
10 1 (2.63%) Spring
10 1 (2.63%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Fintech
4 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Business Development
1 8 (21.05%) Scrum
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) OO
2 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (13.16%) OOD
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.16%) Presales
5 4 (10.53%) Microservices
6 3 (7.89%) Kanban
6 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
6 3 (7.89%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) PL/SQL
4 10 (26.32%) Java
5 3 (7.89%) C
5 3 (7.89%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) Python
5 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) Delphi
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) R
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
1 1 (2.63%) NFS
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
1 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) PowerCLI
1 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
1 1 (2.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Dell
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) VMware