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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 13 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.77% - 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% - 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
38 50 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 71.70% 92.59% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 54
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 11 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP