Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 33 49 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 34.38% 44.55% 24.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.38% 45.37% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 15
West Lothian median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +28.57%
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 96 108 129
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.18% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 63 91 79
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,000 £23,700
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £65,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -8 9 £34,500 -13.75% 4
Linlithgow +1 4 - -
Developer
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 27 (81.82%) C#
2 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
3 22 (66.67%) WPF
4 19 (57.58%) .NET
5 12 (36.36%) WCF
6 11 (33.33%) Delphi
7 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
7 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
8 9 (27.27%) C++
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.18%) MVC
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.12%) JIRA
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
11 4 (12.12%) Java
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle
11 4 (12.12%) ITIL
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (12.12%) Scrum
11 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (12.12%) Confluence
11 4 (12.12%) SDLC

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 4 (12.12%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) WPF
2 19 (57.58%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) WCF
4 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
4 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
5 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 3 (9.09%) jQuery
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Web Services
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
8 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) MVC
2 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Presales
3 4 (12.12%) Scrum
3 4 (12.12%) SDLC
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.09%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) OOD
4 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.03%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Numerical Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) Delphi
3 9 (27.27%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.09%) Julia
6 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.06%) VB
7 2 (6.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle