The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 78 103 89
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 21 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.52% 0.67% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.70% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 1
Average salary £38,750 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.30% +9.28%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.56% +5.71%
QA Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1314 1568 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.15% 95.67% 95.59%
Number of salaries quoted 794 1004 614
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +12.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (70.27%) Scrum
4 23 (62.16%) JavaScript
5 21 (56.76%) Regression Testing
6 20 (54.05%) TDD
6 20 (54.05%) Test Scripting
7 18 (48.65%) Black-Box Testing
8 17 (45.95%) Java
8 17 (45.95%) Python
9 14 (37.84%) Web Services
9 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (37.84%) Selenium
9 14 (37.84%) Degree
10 13 (35.14%) HTML
11 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
12 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
12 8 (21.62%) Finance
12 8 (21.62%) Banking
12 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (18.92%) Android
13 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
13 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
13 7 (18.92%) Ajax
13 7 (18.92%) CSS
14 6 (16.22%) Ant
14 6 (16.22%) JUnit
14 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
14 6 (16.22%) Web Testing
14 6 (16.22%) Puppet

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.22%) Ant
3 6 (16.22%) JUnit
4 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) Hudson
5 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
1 8 (21.62%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) HTML
3 7 (18.92%) Ajax
3 7 (18.92%) CSS
4 5 (13.51%) HTML5
4 5 (13.51%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) .NET
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Xbox
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Android
1 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (70.27%) Scrum
3 21 (56.76%) Regression Testing
4 20 (54.05%) TDD
4 20 (54.05%) Test Scripting
5 18 (48.65%) Black-Box Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.22%) Web Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
11 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (2.70%) Agile Testing
12 1 (2.70%) OO
12 1 (2.70%) OOD
12 1 (2.70%) ETL
12 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) Python
2 17 (45.95%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) XPath
4 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
1 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Informatica
2 1 (2.70%) Teradata
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