The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 98 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.47% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £29,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
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
1231 1033 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.55% 94.42% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 731 656 580
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (70.00%) FIXML
4 7 (70.00%) JMS
4 7 (70.00%) VBA
4 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) OOP
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Ant
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) Cucumber

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) FIXML
1 7 (70.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) VBA
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Dell