The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 26
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.25% -
QA
Scotland

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 West Lothian region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.57% 20.75% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 5
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +23.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

QA
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

QA Salary Trend in West Lothian

QA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft