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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.23% 1.27% 6.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 7.69% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
9 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 13.85% 16.46% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 7
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +6 6 £40,000 +14.28% 1
QA
Scotland

QA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Security Testing
2 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) System Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) IIS
3 8 (80.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) Release Management
4 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (70.00%) Software Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Local Government

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Tester
2 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 6 (60.00%) QA Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (30.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Tester
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Security Testing
1 9 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (80.00%) System Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Release Management
3 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
Livingston
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Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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