The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 93 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 15 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.01% 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1431 1162 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.91% 96.19% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 952 737 762
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (66.67%) Selenium
3 15 (55.56%) Scrum
4 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (48.15%) Python
6 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
7 10 (37.04%) WebDriver
7 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
7 10 (37.04%) Mac OS X
8 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (33.33%) Puppet
8 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Java
11 4 (14.81%) C#
11 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
12 3 (11.11%) C++
12 3 (11.11%) .NET
13 2 (7.41%) Ant
13 2 (7.41%) Perl
13 2 (7.41%) PHP
13 2 (7.41%) SQL
13 2 (7.41%) Linux
13 2 (7.41%) Eclipse

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) WebDriver
3 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Ant
4 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (7.41%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
1 10 (37.04%) Mac OS X
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Scrum
2 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
4 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 2 (7.41%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Analytics
10 1 (3.70%) System Testing
10 1 (3.70%) QMS
10 1 (3.70%) Product Management
10 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Python
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) C
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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