The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 17 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.45% - 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% - 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Test Automation
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
53 53 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 91.38% 70.67% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 48
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Test Automation
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in West Lothian

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 - 1 £40,000 - 2
Test Automation
Scotland

Test Automation
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Livingston
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago