Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 - 15
Rank change year-on-year - +15 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 5.88% - 1.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 83.33% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Livingston median annual salary £47,500 - £37,500
10th Percentile £38,250 - £36,250
90th Percentile £56,750 - £38,750
West Lothian median annual salary £47,500 - £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 6 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 7.06% 18.57% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 1
Livingston median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £36,850 £26,025 £36,250
90th Percentile £54,950 £64,125 £38,750
West Lothian median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year +5.33% +66.67% -37.50%

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

QA
Salary Histogram in Livingston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Livingston over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Livingston

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Java

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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:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree