Period
to 25 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 4 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 52 27 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 24.64% 29.03% 35.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.74% 29.03% 35.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 31
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +4.46%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,525 £30,500
90th Percentile £49,975 £45,000 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +2.41%

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 202 93 99
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 100.00% 99.00%
Number of salaries quoted 103 58 85
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £24,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,250 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 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 +11 32 £42,500 +23.19% 7
Linlithgow -13 15 £41,500 - 3
Developer
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 31 (59.62%) C#
2 29 (55.77%) .NET
3 27 (51.92%) SQL
4 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 20 (38.46%) Oracle
7 18 (34.62%) PL/SQL
7 18 (34.62%) Scrum
8 17 (32.69%) Java
9 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
9 15 (28.85%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
9 15 (28.85%) Oracle APEX
10 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
11 13 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
11 13 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (25.00%) ITIL
11 13 (25.00%) JIRA
11 13 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (25.00%) Confluence
11 13 (25.00%) Presales
11 13 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 12 (23.08%) MVC
13 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (19.23%) jQuery
15 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
16 8 (15.38%) WCF
16 8 (15.38%) Degree
16 8 (15.38%) Test Automation

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 13 (25.00%) Confluence
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.85%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 13 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.92%) MS Access
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (25.00%) JIRA
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.85%) ProC
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.85%) Toad
4 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.92%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) Hudson
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) .NET
2 15 (28.85%) .NET Framework
2 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
3 10 (19.23%) jQuery
4 8 (15.38%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) WCF
5 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 6 (11.54%) CSS
5 6 (11.54%) Web Services
6 3 (5.77%) Ajax
6 3 (5.77%) JSON
6 3 (5.77%) WPF
6 3 (5.77%) XML
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.85%) RESTful
8 1 (1.92%) CSS3
8 1 (1.92%) HTML5
8 1 (1.92%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Scrum
2 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (25.00%) ITIL
3 13 (25.00%) Presales
4 12 (23.08%) MVC
5 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (17.31%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
9 6 (11.54%) SDLC
10 4 (7.69%) Microservices
10 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.77%) Kanban
11 3 (5.77%) Refactoring
11 3 (5.77%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Web Development
12 2 (3.85%) Business Development
12 2 (3.85%) OO
12 2 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) C#
2 27 (51.92%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 18 (34.62%) PL/SQL
5 17 (32.69%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) C
6 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.69%) C++
8 3 (5.77%) Delphi
8 3 (5.77%) Python
8 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) R
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Facebook