Period
to 21 October 2018

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 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +16
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 8.33% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 87.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Livingston median annual salary £42,500 - -
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 - £37,500

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Livingston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 8 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 9.52% 16.39% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £17,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% +57.14% -56.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £24,000 £17,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,250 £17,750
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £22,500
% change year-on-year +10.34% +61.11% -43.75%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Livingston.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Livingston

QA
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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Salary Histogram in Livingston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Livingston over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Livingston

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Livingston region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System

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Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) git-flow
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft