The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 67 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +3
Permanent jobs citing QA 24 80 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.24% 5.53% 5.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.80% 43.72% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 56
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
QA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
71 183 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.63% 12.66% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 47 121 122
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,164 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.25% +5.27%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

QA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

QA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

QA
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for QA.

1 29 (46.03%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Selenium
3 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.98%) Java
5 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
5 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
6 15 (23.81%) SQL
7 14 (22.22%) Games
8 13 (20.63%) Retail
9 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
9 11 (17.46%) Robot Framework
10 10 (15.87%) SDLC
10 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (15.87%) Automation Testing
10 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
11 9 (14.29%) Scrum
11 9 (14.29%) Windows
11 9 (14.29%) Python
11 9 (14.29%) Test Management
11 9 (14.29%) Coaching
12 8 (12.70%) Test Strategy
12 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.70%) Banking
13 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 7 (11.11%) Regression Testing
13 7 (11.11%) TDD
13 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 6 (9.52%) Unix
14 6 (9.52%) Project Management
14 6 (9.52%) Oracle

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) RoboHelp
2 1 (1.59%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Internet
1 5 (7.94%) VoIP
2 4 (6.35%) LAN
2 4 (6.35%) WAN
3 2 (3.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.59%) MS Access
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) Selenium
2 11 (17.46%) Robot Framework
3 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.35%) Bugzilla
5 4 (6.35%) FogBugz
5 4 (6.35%) HP UFT
5 4 (6.35%) JIRA
6 3 (4.76%) Ant
6 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.17%) MSTest
7 2 (3.17%) NUnit
7 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.17%) Subversion
7 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (46.03%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Games
3 13 (20.63%) Retail
4 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
5 8 (12.70%) Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.17%) German Language
6 2 (3.17%) Italian Language
6 2 (3.17%) Law
6 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.59%) Local Government
7 1 (1.59%) Marketing
7 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) QA Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Test Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.35%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.35%) Tester
7 3 (4.76%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Developer
7 3 (4.76%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) CSS
1 3 (4.76%) HTML
1 3 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.17%) JSON
2 2 (3.17%) Node.js
2 2 (3.17%) REST
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.94%) Clustering
1 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
1 5 (7.94%) Replication
2 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (3.17%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.17%) PMI
3 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.59%) Fintech
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Android
3 4 (6.35%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
3 11 (17.46%) Manual Testing
4 10 (15.87%) Automation Testing
4 10 (15.87%) SDLC
5 9 (14.29%) Coaching
5 9 (14.29%) Scrum
5 9 (14.29%) Test Management
6 8 (12.70%) Test Strategy
7 7 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 7 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 7 (11.11%) TDD
8 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.52%) Project Management
8 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.94%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) Java
2 16 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) Python
5 5 (7.94%) Ruby
6 4 (6.35%) C#
7 2 (3.17%) C
7 2 (3.17%) Fortran
8 1 (1.59%) VB
8 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) ISEB
1 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.17%) CCNA
2 2 (3.17%) CCNP
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.17%) PhD
2 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.59%) APMP
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.59%) MiFID
1 1 (1.59%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.35%) XenApp
1 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Citrix
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.17%) F5
4 2 (3.17%) Juniper
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) Capita
5 1 (1.59%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.59%) NEC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Sainsbury's Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Posted: 25 days ago