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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 91 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.77% 0.075% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.078% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
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
1073 1284 1114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.87% 96.91% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 713 820 662
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (88.24%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
4 9 (52.94%) Black-Box Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) Python
5 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
5 8 (47.06%) Banking
6 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
6 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
6 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 7 (41.18%) UNIX
6 7 (41.18%) JMS
6 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (41.18%) FIXML
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) VBA
7 4 (23.53%) Ant
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Puppet
7 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (41.18%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (23.53%) Ant
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 7 (41.18%) JMS
2 7 (41.18%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Scrum
1 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
2 9 (52.94%) Black-Box Testing
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef