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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 11 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 27.50% 13.95% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.56% 18.18% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 1
Median salary £36,500 £36,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.68% -27.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36 33 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 90.00% 76.74% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 45
Median salary £36,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.04% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 +2 11 £36,500 +4.28% 3
Software Engineering
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 22 (66.67%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) .NET
4 16 (48.48%) SDLC
5 15 (45.45%) MVC
6 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
7 12 (36.36%) Degree
8 11 (33.33%) Finance
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
9 10 (30.30%) WCF
9 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
10 9 (27.27%) C
10 9 (27.27%) C++
10 9 (27.27%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
11 8 (24.24%) Node.js
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (21.21%) jQuery
12 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (21.21%) VB
12 7 (21.21%) XML
12 7 (21.21%) OO
12 7 (21.21%) Banking
12 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
13 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (18.18%) Telematics
14 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
14 5 (15.15%) Windows

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 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.06%) RS-232
2 1 (3.03%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) MQTT
2 1 (3.03%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Electronics
4 3 (9.09%) Local Government
4 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (27.27%) C# Developer
5 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (21.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
6 5 (15.15%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Embedded Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
3 10 (30.30%) WCF
4 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (24.24%) Node.js
6 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
6 7 (21.21%) jQuery
6 7 (21.21%) XML
7 5 (15.15%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.09%) Qt
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Core
9 2 (6.06%) Angular 2
9 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.03%) MEAN Stack
10 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Arduino
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.03%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (6.06%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) SDLC
3 15 (45.45%) MVC
4 7 (21.21%) OO
5 6 (18.18%) Telematics
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) Electronic Design Automation
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
6 2 (6.06%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (3.03%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Microservices
7 1 (3.03%) OOD
7 1 (3.03%) Open Source
7 1 (3.03%) Signal Processing
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) C
2 9 (27.27%) C++
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.21%) VB
5 3 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Lisp
6 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.06%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.03%) Delphi
7 1 (3.03%) Go
7 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
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