The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Lothian region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 10 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.35% 2.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 3.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
45 66 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 97.83% 95.65% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 40 36
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £16,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of job ads across the West Lothian region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Tester Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle