The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 13.95% 1.92% 5.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 7.69% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
QA
West Lothian

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 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 13.95% 25.00% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 7
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Security Testing
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) System Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) IIS
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) Release Management
4 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (70.00%) Software Delivery
4 7 (70.00%) SDLC
4 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Local Government

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Tester
2 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 6 (60.00%) QA Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Security Testing
1 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (80.00%) System Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Release Management
3 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) Software Delivery
3 7 (70.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago