The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 26 21
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian - 9.52% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 56.00% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £52,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 12.05% 17.01% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 9
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Scotland

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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

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP