The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 50 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 47 53 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.54% 4.02% 4.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.76% 46.09% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 33
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
QA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
105 115 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.14% 8.73% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48 74 75
Median salary £35,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,800 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

QA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Glasgow region.

QA Salary Trend in Glasgow

QA
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for QA.

1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (44.64%) Degree
2 50 (44.64%) SQL
3 49 (43.75%) Finance
4 38 (33.93%) Java
5 35 (31.25%) SDLC
6 28 (25.00%) Scrum
7 27 (24.11%) Computer Science
7 27 (24.11%) Banking
8 26 (23.21%) Selenium
9 23 (20.54%) Git (software)
9 23 (20.54%) Regression Testing
9 23 (20.54%) C#
10 22 (19.64%) Python
11 21 (18.75%) Project Management
11 21 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (17.86%) .NET
12 20 (17.86%) Oracle
13 19 (16.96%) Linux
14 17 (15.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (14.29%) Web Services
16 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
17 14 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (12.50%) Test Automation
17 14 (12.50%) Mentoring
18 13 (11.61%) Derivative
18 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
18 13 (11.61%) Unix
18 13 (11.61%) MVC

QA
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 6 (5.36%) NetWeaver
1 6 (5.36%) WebSphere
1 6 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.57%) CMS
2 4 (3.57%) Confluence
3 3 (2.68%) IIS
3 3 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.68%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Drupal
5 1 (0.89%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) SaaS
2 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.79%) GitHub
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.46%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.46%) Informix
5 5 (4.46%) MySQL
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.79%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.89%) Biml
8 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (23.21%) Selenium
2 23 (20.54%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (9.82%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.82%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.82%) JIRA
5 8 (7.14%) Subversion
6 7 (6.25%) JBehave
7 6 (5.36%) Robot Framework
8 4 (3.57%) Ant
8 4 (3.57%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.57%) MSTest
8 4 (3.57%) RSpec
9 3 (2.68%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.68%) Maven
9 3 (2.68%) Redmine
9 3 (2.68%) TortoiseSVN
9 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.89%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (43.75%) Finance
2 27 (24.11%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.46%) Marketing
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) Games
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Back Office
7 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.89%) Front Office
7 1 (0.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (24.11%) Analyst
2 22 (19.64%) Tester
3 20 (17.86%) Developer
4 18 (16.07%) QA Engineer
5 11 (9.82%) Technical Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) QA Automation Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) QA Tester
8 8 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Automation Tester
8 8 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Software Tester
9 7 (6.25%) Change Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.36%) QA Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Risk Analyst
10 6 (5.36%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.46%) Junior
11 5 (4.46%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) .NET
2 16 (14.29%) Web Services
3 11 (9.82%) CSS
3 11 (9.82%) HTML
4 10 (8.93%) AngularJS
4 10 (8.93%) REST
5 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET
6 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (7.14%) Ember.js
6 8 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (5.36%) Buildbot
7 6 (5.36%) EJB
7 6 (5.36%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (5.36%) JAX-WS
7 6 (5.36%) JDBC
7 6 (5.36%) JMS
7 6 (5.36%) OpenEmbedded
7 6 (5.36%) Yocto
8 5 (4.46%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.11%) Computer Science
2 20 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.61%) Derivative
4 6 (5.36%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.36%) Statistics
5 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.57%) User Experience
5 4 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.57%) Wiki
6 3 (2.68%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.68%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.79%) PMI
7 2 (1.79%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.89%) CMDB
8 1 (0.89%) EPoS
8 1 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.96%) Linux
2 13 (11.61%) Unix
3 4 (3.57%) Android
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (31.25%) SDLC
3 28 (25.00%) Scrum
4 23 (20.54%) Regression Testing
5 21 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (18.75%) Project Management
6 17 (15.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 14 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.61%) MVC
9 12 (10.71%) Change Control
9 12 (10.71%) Change Management
9 12 (10.71%) Coaching
9 12 (10.71%) TDD
9 12 (10.71%) User Stories
10 11 (9.82%) Automation Testing
10 11 (9.82%) Data Analysis
10 11 (9.82%) OO
10 11 (9.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 50 (44.64%) SQL
2 38 (33.93%) Java
3 23 (20.54%) C#
4 22 (19.64%) Python
5 13 (11.61%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.93%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 7 (6.25%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.57%) C
10 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (44.64%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) ISEB
3 4 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.79%) PMP
5 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) CISA
6 1 (0.89%) CISM
6 1 (0.89%) CISSP
6 1 (0.89%) CRISC
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.89%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.89%) COBIT
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (0.89%) Ansible
2 1 (0.89%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.89%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Oracle
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) IBM
3 6 (5.36%) SAP
4 4 (3.57%) Cognizant
5 3 (2.68%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.68%) Terracotta
6 2 (1.79%) HP
6 2 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.89%) Adobe
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
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