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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 78 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 4 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.43% 1.12% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.15% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 4
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £39,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -

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
891 1305 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.74% 97.24% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 550 820 682
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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 16 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Scrum
3 11 (68.75%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
5 9 (56.25%) SDLC
6 8 (50.00%) Selenium
6 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
6 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (43.75%) Degree
8 6 (37.50%) Python
9 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 4 (25.00%) C#
10 4 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (18.75%) TDD
11 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
11 3 (18.75%) BDD
11 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
12 2 (12.50%) RSpec
12 2 (12.50%) JBehave
12 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
12 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
12 2 (12.50%) Use Case
12 2 (12.50%) Puppet
12 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 2 (12.50%) Ant
4 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
4 2 (12.50%) JBehave
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) MSTest
4 2 (12.50%) RSpec
5 1 (6.25%) Buildbot
5 1 (6.25%) Robot Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Travis CI
5 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Django
2 1 (6.25%) OpenEmbedded
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Wiki
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) SDLC
4 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) ATDD
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 2 (12.50%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) UML
8 2 (12.50%) Use Case
8 2 (12.50%) User Stories
8 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle