The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 5.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £39,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Tester
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18 29 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 33
Average salary £37,500 £50,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.74% +44.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Livingston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Tester
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Tester Salary Trend in Livingston

Tester
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Livingston region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Livingston region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA