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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 78 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.72% 0.61% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.63% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
944 1278 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.82% 97.11% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 576 838 661
Median salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 17 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) Scrum
3 12 (70.59%) Java
4 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 11 (64.71%) SDLC
5 10 (58.82%) Finance
5 10 (58.82%) Selenium
6 9 (52.94%) Degree
7 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
7 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
7 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
8 6 (35.29%) Python
8 6 (35.29%) C#
8 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (29.41%) TDD
9 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
9 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
9 5 (29.41%) BDD
10 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (23.53%) ATDD
10 4 (23.53%) MSTest
10 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
10 4 (23.53%) User Stories
10 4 (23.53%) FitNesse
10 4 (23.53%) RSpec
10 4 (23.53%) JBehave
10 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
10 4 (23.53%) Test Automation

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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 4 (23.53%) FitNesse
3 4 (23.53%) JBehave
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) MSTest
3 4 (23.53%) RSpec
4 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (11.76%) Ant
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) Buildbot
6 1 (5.88%) Robot Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Travis CI
6 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Django
2 1 (5.88%) OpenEmbedded
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
3 11 (64.71%) SDLC
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
5 6 (35.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) ATDD
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) UML
7 4 (23.53%) Use Case
7 4 (23.53%) User Stories
8 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.76%) OOP
8 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle