The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Glasgow region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 81 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 11 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.06% 0.31% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £37,500 - £29,250
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £33,850
UK excluding London median salary £38,625 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
QA Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
994 1246 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.76% 95.99% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 550 807 760
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,725 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Glasgow

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, QA Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 14 (77.78%) Degree
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Python
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (55.56%) Scrum
6 9 (50.00%) Java
6 9 (50.00%) SDLC
6 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
7 8 (44.44%) Linux
8 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
9 6 (33.33%) QA Automation
9 6 (33.33%) Robot Framework
9 6 (33.33%) OpenEmbedded
9 6 (33.33%) Yocto
9 6 (33.33%) Buildbot
10 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
10 5 (27.78%) BDD
10 5 (27.78%) TDD
10 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
11 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 4 (22.22%) FitNesse
11 4 (22.22%) Wiki
11 4 (22.22%) Use Case
11 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 4 (22.22%) UML
11 4 (22.22%) C#

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (33.33%) Robot Framework
4 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
5 4 (22.22%) FitNesse
5 4 (22.22%) JBehave
5 4 (22.22%) MSTest
5 4 (22.22%) RSpec
6 2 (11.11%) Ant
7 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
7 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
7 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Buildbot
1 6 (33.33%) OpenEmbedded
1 6 (33.33%) Yocto
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 4 (22.22%) Wiki
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
4 9 (50.00%) SDLC
5 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
6 6 (33.33%) QA Automation
7 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) ATDD
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 4 (22.22%) UML
8 4 (22.22%) Use Case
8 4 (22.22%) User Stories
9 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
11 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Python
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
5 4 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (77.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
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