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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 14 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.27% 1.72% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.16% 1.96% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
49 51 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 89.09% 87.93% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 25 28
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,828 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in West Lothian

Test Automation
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston 0 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Bathgate - 1 - -
Test Automation
Scotland

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) RS-485

Test Automation
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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DECT
1 1 (20.00%) RS-485
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft