Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Lothian > Livingston
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 21.74% 3.57% 8.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.19% 4.35% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 8
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -5.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,100 £32,350
90th Percentile £45,000 £36,900 £42,500
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £35,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year +11.89% -0.69% -7.69%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Livingston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 62 46 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Livingston 89.86% 82.14% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 69
Livingston median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £25,575 £25,250 £25,800
90th Percentile £52,625 £47,350 £66,250
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,125
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.98% +9.42%

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 24 November 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 11 (73.33%) C
1 11 (73.33%) C#
1 11 (73.33%) C++
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) XML
1 11 (73.33%) Python
1 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
1 11 (73.33%) Firmware
1 11 (73.33%) Manufacturing
1 11 (73.33%) Defect Tracking
1 11 (73.33%) Optoelectronics
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Physics
2 6 (40.00%) Electronics
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) Selenium
4 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Behat
4 4 (26.67%) GitHub
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Legal
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) JUnit
4 4 (26.67%) PHP
4 4 (26.67%) Java

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
General
1 11 (73.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (40.00%) Electronics
3 4 (26.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Firmware Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
1 11 (73.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Optoelectronics
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Defect Tracking
2 6 (40.00%) Physics
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C
1 11 (73.33%) C#
1 11 (73.33%) C++
1 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
1 11 (73.33%) Python
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Firmware