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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs citing QA 25 44 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.34% 3.53% 5.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.45% 33.08% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 43
Median salary £45,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%

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
55 133 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.14% 10.68% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 34 100 135
Median salary £44,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,600 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 24 January 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) Selenium
4 18 (30.00%) SDLC
5 16 (26.67%) Banking
6 14 (23.33%) Java
7 13 (21.67%) Scrum
7 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
8 12 (20.00%) Retail
8 12 (20.00%) Oracle
9 11 (18.33%) SQL
9 11 (18.33%) Unix
10 10 (16.67%) Games
10 10 (16.67%) TDD
10 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 9 (15.00%) Linux
11 9 (15.00%) Automated Testing
11 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (15.00%) Coaching
12 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
12 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
12 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (11.67%) Manual Testing
13 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
13 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
13 7 (11.67%) MQSeries
13 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (11.67%) Regression Testing
13 7 (11.67%) Robot Framework

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 7 (11.67%) MQSeries
1 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) RoboHelp
2 1 (1.67%) XMetaL
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
1 4 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Selenium
2 7 (11.67%) Robot Framework
3 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.00%) Ant
4 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.00%) MSTest
4 3 (5.00%) NUnit
4 3 (5.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.00%) Subversion
4 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.67%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.67%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Banking
3 12 (20.00%) Retail
4 10 (16.67%) Games
5 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.33%) German Language
6 2 (3.33%) Italian Language
6 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Local Government
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) QA Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) SWIFT Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Unix Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Unix Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Quality Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Software Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (6.67%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) CSS
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) XML
4 2 (3.33%) JSON
4 2 (3.33%) Node.js
4 2 (3.33%) REST
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) SWIFT
2 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Replication
3 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (3.33%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.67%) Fintech
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Unix
2 9 (15.00%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) SDLC
3 13 (21.67%) Scrum
3 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
4 10 (16.67%) TDD
5 9 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (15.00%) Coaching
5 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Manual Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Regression Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.00%) Test Management
9 5 (8.33%) BDD
9 5 (8.33%) Change Management
9 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) C
5 3 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (3.33%) Fortran
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) CCNA
1 2 (3.33%) CCNP
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.33%) PhD
1 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) GDPR
1 1 (1.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) XenApp
1 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco
3 2 (3.33%) F5
3 2 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
Edinburgh
Sainsburys Bank
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago