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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 6.82% 6.90% 8.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.43% 66.67% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £36,000 £39,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% -21.78%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
14 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 31.82% 10.34% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 3
Average salary £19,825 £26,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.18% -47.52%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 13 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
1 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Cash Management
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) System Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
2 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
1 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Cash Management
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Livingston, West Lothian
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago