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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.64% 7.94% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 38.46% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
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
5 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.09% 20.63% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 13
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in West Lothian

QA
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston 0 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Linlithgow - 1 £52,500 -
QA
Scotland

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Cash Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Cash Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle