Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unit Testing
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -11 +1 -
Permanent jobs citing Unit Testing 13 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 6.95% 4.49% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 4.88% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -26.14% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £28,625 £42,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,250 £46,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Unit Testing 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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 182 82 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 97.33% 92.13% 78.82%
Number of salaries quoted 61 46 56
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,125 £25,125
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £47,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +1.14% +3.53%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in West Lothian

Unit Testing
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Unit Testing in West Lothian

Unit Testing
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 Unit Testing within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Linlithgow - 5 £42,500 - 1
Livingston -2 3 - -
Unit Testing
Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) QA
1 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (38.46%) ERP
3 5 (38.46%) OOD
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) E-business

Unit Testing
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:

Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) ERP Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
1 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Collaborative Working
2 5 (38.46%) ERP
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (38.46%) OOD
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) E-business
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle