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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 101 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 1.23% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 3
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
1387 1409 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.91% 95.98% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 903 928 743
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 2015.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Selenium
3 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 12 (46.15%) Scrum
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
6 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
6 9 (34.62%) SDLC
7 8 (30.77%) TDD
7 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Python
8 7 (26.92%) Java
8 7 (26.92%) CSS
8 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Ajax
8 7 (26.92%) Degree
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (26.92%) Android
8 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
9 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 6 (23.08%) Black-Box Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (19.23%) Web Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Banking
10 5 (19.23%) Web Services
10 5 (19.23%) Ant
10 5 (19.23%) Telecoms

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Selenium
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 5 (19.23%) Ant
4 4 (15.38%) JUnit
5 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.85%) Hudson
7 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) CSS
2 7 (26.92%) Ajax
3 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 4 (15.38%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Xbox
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Android
1 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
4 9 (34.62%) SDLC
5 8 (30.77%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 6 (23.08%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Web Testing
9 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Agile Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Practice Management
11 1 (3.85%) ETL
11 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) XPath
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Informatica
2 1 (3.85%) Teradata
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