The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 15 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.17% - 6.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Tester
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
58 83 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 97.65% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26 55 51
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,520
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Tester
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Tester Salary Trend in West Lothian

Tester
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 Tester within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 31 March 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 - 3 £40,000 - 1
Tester
Scotland

Tester
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Local Government
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Release Management
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Gherkin

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Livingston
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