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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 52 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 40 137 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.28% 8.68% 7.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 55.92% 57.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 60 61
Median salary £38,750 £38,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% -4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,350 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
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
120 245 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.84% 15.53% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 83 143 122
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £33,500 £29,020
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,800 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 31 August 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 30 (37.97%) Finance
2 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.58%) SQL
4 20 (25.32%) Retail
5 19 (24.05%) Java
5 19 (24.05%) Selenium
6 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
7 16 (20.25%) Oracle
8 14 (17.72%) Banking
8 14 (17.72%) SDLC
9 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (15.19%) Coaching
10 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
10 12 (15.19%) Unix
10 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
11 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.92%) Test Management
12 10 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (12.66%) Manual Testing
12 10 (12.66%) Games
13 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
13 9 (11.39%) ISTQB
13 9 (11.39%) Windows
13 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
13 9 (11.39%) Automation Testing
13 9 (11.39%) Robot Framework
14 8 (10.13%) Defect Management
14 8 (10.13%) WebSphere
14 8 (10.13%) Degree
14 8 (10.13%) Cucumber

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 8 (10.13%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) LAN
1 5 (6.33%) WAN
2 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.06%) MS Access
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) DocumentDB
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (24.05%) Selenium
2 10 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (11.39%) Robot Framework
4 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.86%) JIRA
6 5 (6.33%) Bugzilla
6 5 (6.33%) FogBugz
6 5 (6.33%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.27%) Protractor
7 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (37.97%) Finance
2 20 (25.32%) Retail
3 14 (17.72%) Banking
4 10 (12.66%) Games
5 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.80%) Legal
8 2 (2.53%) Law
8 2 (2.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.27%) Marketing
9 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Analyst
2 11 (13.92%) Architect
2 11 (13.92%) QA Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Test Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Developer
4 9 (11.39%) QA Test Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Exchange Specialist
7 5 (6.33%) SWIFT Specialist
7 5 (6.33%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.06%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.80%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) .NET
2 4 (5.06%) Java EE
3 3 (3.80%) CSS
3 3 (3.80%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.53%) HTML5
5 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.27%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.27%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.27%) Node.js
5 1 (1.27%) React
5 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) SWIFT
3 4 (5.06%) Clustering
3 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.06%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.06%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.53%) DataPower
4 2 (2.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) PMI
5 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Unix
2 9 (11.39%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) Linux
4 7 (8.86%) Android
5 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.33%) AIX
6 5 (6.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) SDLC
3 12 (15.19%) Coaching
3 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
4 11 (13.92%) Test Management
5 10 (12.66%) Manual Testing
6 9 (11.39%) Automation Testing
6 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.13%) Defect Management
7 8 (10.13%) Scrum
8 7 (8.86%) Change Management
8 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.86%) CRM
8 7 (8.86%) Project Management
8 7 (8.86%) Software Testing
8 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
8 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.59%) ITIL
9 6 (7.59%) Release Management
10 5 (6.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) SQL
2 19 (24.05%) Java
3 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.59%) C#
4 6 (7.59%) Ruby
5 5 (6.33%) Python
6 4 (5.06%) VBA
7 2 (2.53%) C
7 2 (2.53%) Fortran
8 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) ISEB
3 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.53%) PhD
3 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.06%) COBIT
3 3 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.53%) SLA
5 1 (1.27%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.33%) XenApp
1 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Citrix
3 5 (6.33%) VMware
4 4 (5.06%) Cognizant
4 4 (5.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Adobe
5 1 (1.27%) Capita
5 1 (1.27%) NEC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tesco Bank
Posted: 5 days ago