The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 12 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 2.27% 3.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 3.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 81.82% 89.66% 69.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 21
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,862 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Livingston region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Livingston

Test Automation
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Livingston region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Livingston region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA