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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.08% 9.59% 1.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 100.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 16.33% 9.59% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 5
Median salary £22,500 £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +37.93%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft