The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Lothian / Livingston
Rank 12 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 7.32% 7.69% 13.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 21.43% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 14.63% 35.90% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 4
Median salary £26,000 £19,825 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -39.46%
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

The demand trend of job ads across the Livingston region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

QA
Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Livingston region.

QA Salary Trend in Livingston

QA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing QA 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 Livingston region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Livingston 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft