The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 94 100 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.077% 0.072% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.076% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £37,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,750 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.39%
QA Tester
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
1213 1324 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.73% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 782 808 1007
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Edinburgh

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Protractor
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Tcl
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

QA Tester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Protractor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA