Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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

Senior Developer
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 27 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.08% 2.73% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.78% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
West Lothian median annual salary £47,500 £51,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +8.42% -1.04%
10th Percentile £43,250 £42,050 £43,250
90th Percentile £49,750 £54,750 £49,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.11% +5.88%

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% 96.27%
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 £43,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.58% +1.76%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in West Lothian

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in West Lothian

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Senior 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#