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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 15 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.45% 1.72% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 1.75% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
55 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 98.28% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 31 30
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 Tester 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 - 2 £30,000 - 1
Bathgate - 1 £34,000 - 1
Tester
Scotland

Tester Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS

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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
Bathgate
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 9 days ago