to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Technical Specialist
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 1.18% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.20% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
West Lothian median annual salary - - £33,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,750 £41,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +16.46% -4.65% +19.44%

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 88 83 139
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.88% 97.65% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 51 70 88
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -16.67% +12.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £46,775 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in West Lothian

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in West Lothian