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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 11 15
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston - 13.95% 1.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 100.00% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Median salary - £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
2 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 6.67% 13.95% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 13
Median salary £17,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-56.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,125
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.34%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

QA
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft