The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Livingston with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Lothian > Livingston
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 9 11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston - 4.35% 15.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.88% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Livingston median annual salary - - £40,000
West Lothian median annual salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.13% +10.00%  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Livingston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 27 17 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Livingston 87.10% 73.91% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 59 43 195
Livingston median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £21,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £52,500
West Lothian median annual salary £37,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.77% +10.00%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Livingston

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Livingston

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Livingston

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) RS-485
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) DECT
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

Test Automation
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DECT
1 2 (40.00%) RS-485
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft