The median annual salary for a Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - - 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.57% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 38 42 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 95.00% 97.67% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 43
Median salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in West Lothian

Tester
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester in West Lothian.

Salary trend for Tester in West Lothian

Tester Skill Set
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Lothian region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft