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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 83 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.22% 0.80% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.83% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 7
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
872 1332 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.89% 96.87% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 533 810 745
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Selenium
6 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) JIRA
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (22.22%) C#
7 2 (22.22%) OOP
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 1 (11.11%) Web Services
8 1 (11.11%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (11.11%) Cucumber

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) OOP
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle