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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
West Lothian / Livingston
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 11
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston - - 15.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 4 2 7
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 12.90% 8.33% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Median salary £26,000 £17,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.57% -56.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £17,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,875 £42,875 £17,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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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

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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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation

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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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft