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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 75 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -47
Permanent jobs citing QA 23 18 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.09% 1.46% 6.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.75% 11.11% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 43
Median salary £49,250 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £25,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
80 162 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.27% 13.18% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 64 112 152
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,500 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

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 27 February 2017.

QA Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (36.73%) SDLC
2 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Banking
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) Selenium
5 12 (24.49%) Scrum
6 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (22.45%) Oracle
7 10 (20.41%) Linux
7 10 (20.41%) TDD
7 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
8 9 (18.37%) Unix
9 8 (16.33%) Java
9 8 (16.33%) MQSeries
9 8 (16.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
9 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
9 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (16.33%) SWIFT
9 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.29%) Retail
10 7 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.24%) Python
11 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
11 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Coaching
11 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
11 6 (12.24%) BDD

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 (16.33%) MQSeries
1 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) FrameMaker
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) RoboHelp
1 1 (2.04%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) VoIP
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Selenium
2 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) MSTest
3 4 (8.16%) NUnit
3 4 (8.16%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.16%) Subversion
3 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.12%) Ant
4 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) Robot Framework
4 3 (6.12%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.04%) FogBugz
6 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.04%) Mockito
General
1 17 (34.69%) Banking
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Retail
3 5 (10.20%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.08%) German Language
4 2 (4.08%) Italian Language
4 2 (4.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Linux Specialist
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Specialist
4 5 (10.20%) QA Automation Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) QA Test Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) SWIFT Specialist
4 5 (10.20%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Unix Specialist
4 5 (10.20%) Unix Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
3 4 (8.16%) .NET
4 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) REST
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) XML
5 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.08%) JSON
5 2 (4.08%) Node.js
6 1 (2.04%) J2EE
6 1 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.04%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) SWIFT
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) SDLC
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Scrum
4 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.41%) Automated Testing
5 10 (20.41%) TDD
6 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
6 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
7 6 (12.24%) BDD
7 6 (12.24%) Coaching
7 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.20%) Test Management
8 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.16%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.24%) Python
4 4 (8.16%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) C
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
2 2 (4.08%) CCNP
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PMO
2 1 (2.04%) GDPR
2 1 (2.04%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) XenApp
1 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
3 2 (4.08%) F5
3 2 (4.08%) Juniper
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
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