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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 79 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.00% 6.04% 4.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.82% 40.51% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 62 35
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,350 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
133 195 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.80% 14.92% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 91 137 87
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 26 May 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (33.93%) SQL
2 16 (28.57%) Oracle
2 16 (28.57%) Finance
3 15 (26.79%) Banking
4 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.00%) SDLC
5 13 (23.21%) Degree
6 10 (17.86%) Migration
7 9 (16.07%) Retail
7 9 (16.07%) Business Development
7 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
7 9 (16.07%) Unix
7 9 (16.07%) .NET
7 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
7 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 8 (14.29%) ITIL
8 8 (14.29%) Practice Management
8 8 (14.29%) Legal
9 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
9 7 (12.50%) Java
9 7 (12.50%) Linux
9 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.71%) Coaching
10 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
10 6 (10.71%) Open Source
10 6 (10.71%) UML
10 6 (10.71%) CRM
10 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.71%) Change Management

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 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) LAN
1 2 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) MS Access
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Selenium
1 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.57%) FogBugz
3 2 (3.57%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Protractor
4 1 (1.79%) Robot Framework
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 9 (16.07%) Retail
4 8 (14.29%) Legal
5 6 (10.71%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.57%) Marketing
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
7 1 (1.79%) Games
7 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Architect
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (10.71%) Developer
5 4 (7.14%) QA Leader
5 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) SWIFT Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) QA Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Senior IT Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) Java EE
3 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
3 2 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.79%) JSON
4 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.79%) React
4 1 (1.79%) REST
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) DataPower
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Unix
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) AIX
4 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (25.00%) SDLC
2 10 (17.86%) Migration
3 9 (16.07%) Business Development
4 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Practice Management
5 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.71%) Change Management
6 6 (10.71%) Coaching
6 6 (10.71%) CRM
6 6 (10.71%) Open Source
6 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) SOA
6 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
6 6 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 6 (10.71%) UML
6 6 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (8.93%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
5 2 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.93%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) COBIT
2 3 (5.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.57%) XenApp
1 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) Cognizant
3 6 (10.71%) IBM
4 2 (3.57%) Citrix
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
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