The median annual salary for a Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 29 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 40.85% 32.14% 31.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.43% 32.14% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 14
Median salary £41,000 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.45% +12.14%  
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 70 56 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 98.59% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 27 26
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,300 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian that featured Developer in the job title.

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 March 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 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 0 27 £41,500 +7.79% 2
Developer
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 21 (58.33%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) .NET
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (47.22%) MVC
5 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 16 (44.44%) SDLC
6 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
7 12 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (27.78%) jQuery
8 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 9 (25.00%) Node.js
9 9 (25.00%) WCF
10 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
11 7 (19.44%) Finance
11 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
12 6 (16.67%) Degree
12 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 6 (16.67%) Telematics
12 6 (16.67%) CSS
13 5 (13.89%) Web Services
13 5 (13.89%) XML
13 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
13 5 (13.89%) HTML
13 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012

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 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JDeveloper
1 2 (5.56%) NUnit
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Local Government
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
3 10 (27.78%) jQuery
4 9 (25.00%) Node.js
4 9 (25.00%) WCF
5 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
6 6 (16.67%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (13.89%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 5 (13.89%) XML
8 3 (8.33%) CSS3
8 3 (8.33%) HTML5
9 2 (5.56%) .NET Core
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (5.56%) Dapper ORM
9 2 (5.56%) SignalR
9 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.78%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) ThreadX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (47.22%) MVC
3 16 (44.44%) SDLC
4 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.67%) Telematics
6 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Customer Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) Image Processing
8 2 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (5.56%) Personalization
8 2 (5.56%) Physical Data Model
9 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) C#
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.33%) VB
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.78%) Java
8 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Telerik
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
Livingston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago