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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 18 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.79% - 10.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% - 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
50 58 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 89.29% 65.17% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 43
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 April 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: 25 days ago