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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 6 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 23 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 31.94% 7.27% 23.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.85% 8.33% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 8
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £36,625
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 66 48 57
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 91.67% 87.27% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 57 20 24
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +6 21 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (62.07%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) SDLC
4 10 (34.48%) Node.js
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
4 10 (34.48%) C
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) C++
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) Degree
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.69%) WCF
8 6 (20.69%) Telematics
8 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
9 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) OO
9 5 (17.24%) Electronics
10 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
10 4 (13.79%) UML
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (10.34%) jQuery
11 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012

Software Engineering
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Bluetooth
1 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) MQTT
1 2 (6.90%) RS-232
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.45%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Electronics
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) Software Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
1 10 (34.48%) Node.js
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
3 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
3 6 (20.69%) WCF
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.34%) jQuery
5 3 (10.34%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) Ext JS
6 2 (6.90%) Middleware
6 2 (6.90%) React
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
7 1 (3.45%) Angular 2
7 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.45%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (3.45%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Arduino
2 2 (6.90%) Internet of Things
2 2 (6.90%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) SDLC
3 10 (34.48%) MVC
4 6 (20.69%) Telematics
5 5 (17.24%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) UML
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Customer Intelligence
7 2 (6.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Microservices
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
8 1 (3.45%) Device Driver Development
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (3.45%) Electronic Design Automation
8 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.45%) OOD
8 1 (3.45%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) C
3 9 (31.03%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Python
6 3 (10.34%) VB
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.90%) Java
8 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.45%) Delphi
8 1 (3.45%) Lisp
8 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
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