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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 3.45% 13.89% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 83.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 6.90% 16.67% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Cash Management
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Leader
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Cash Management
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft