The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Lothian / Livingston
Rank 19 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4  
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 3.57% 2.94% 17.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 10.00% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Livingston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5 10 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 8.93% 29.41% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Median salary £26,000 £19,825 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.14% -49.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Livingston citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Livingston

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Salary Trend in Livingston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Livingston.

Salary trend for QA in Livingston

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing QA 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 Livingston region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Livingston 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft