The median annual salary for a Tester was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 21 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 4.23% - 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% - 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Median salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 70 56 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 98.59% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60 28 29
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 2 £30,000 - 1
Bathgate - 1 £34,000 -
Tester
Scotland

Tester Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) CSS

Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
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