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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Lothian / Livingston
Rank 7 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 5.00% 16.67% 5.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 53.33% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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
1 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 5.00% 31.25% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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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

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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

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber

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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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL