The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 86 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.91% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.96% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 11
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £56,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1059 1360 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.58% 95.57% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 689 861 940
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, QA Engineer 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 Edinburgh region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
3 12 (85.71%) Java
3 12 (85.71%) Finance
4 11 (78.57%) Games
4 11 (78.57%) Retail
5 9 (64.29%) Robot Framework
5 9 (64.29%) Manual Testing
5 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) NUnit
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) OOP
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
7 2 (14.29%) MSTest

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) Robot Framework
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) MSTest
3 2 (14.29%) NUnit
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) Games
2 11 (78.57%) Retail
3 9 (64.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Manual Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago