Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 7 13
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 14 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 9.33% 30.43% 10.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.69% 33.33% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 6
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £46,250 £54,750 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +1.91%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 131 105 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 87.33% 91.30% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 82 49
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,350 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,150 £52,500 £54,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in West Lothian

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in West Lothian

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in West Lothian over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in West Lothian

Software Engineering
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 Software Engineering within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 17 July 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 -4 13 £40,000 - 8
Software Engineering
Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
6 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (28.57%) Subversion
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) C
7 3 (21.43%) Electronics
7 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Firmware
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) JIRA
7 3 (21.43%) Physics
7 3 (21.43%) Bugzilla
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell

Software Engineering
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 3 (21.43%) Bugzilla
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) SonarQube
2 3 (21.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
4 1 (7.14%) git-flow
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Release Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Release Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering Manager
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Optoelectronics
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Physics
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Numerical Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Release Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Julia
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) Munin
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) Prometheus
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) New Relic