The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.53% 2.79% 4.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.06% 45.07% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 24
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
62 71 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.07% 6.18% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 48
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +18.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 December 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 40 (43.48%) Finance
2 39 (42.39%) SQL
3 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (27.17%) Java
5 20 (21.74%) .NET
5 20 (21.74%) UNIX
6 19 (20.65%) Project Management
6 19 (20.65%) Degree
7 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
8 17 (18.48%) CSS
9 16 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 15 (16.30%) Banking
11 14 (15.22%) Linux
12 13 (14.13%) HTML
12 13 (14.13%) Scrum
13 12 (13.04%) TDD
13 12 (13.04%) C#
13 12 (13.04%) Oracle
13 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
13 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 11 (11.96%) Windows
14 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
14 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
15 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (10.87%) PL/SQL
15 10 (10.87%) Web Services
15 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
15 10 (10.87%) QuickTest Pro
15 10 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.52%) WebLogic
1 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
1 6 (6.52%) Jetty
2 5 (5.43%) SAS
3 4 (4.35%) CMS
3 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.35%) IIS
3 4 (4.35%) nginx
3 4 (4.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.17%) JBoss
4 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Project
3 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (4.35%) Google App Engine
1 4 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) WAN
1 4 (4.35%) DHCP
1 4 (4.35%) FTP
1 4 (4.35%) HTTP
1 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.35%) DNS
1 4 (4.35%) IPsec
2 3 (3.26%) IP Telephony
2 3 (3.26%) LAN
3 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.96%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.52%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.35%) PowerCenter
6 4 (4.35%) DataStage
6 4 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (3.26%) QlikView
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.17%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.52%) JUnit
3 6 (6.52%) JIRA
4 5 (5.43%) Subversion
5 4 (4.35%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.26%) Introscope
6 3 (3.26%) Selenium
6 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.09%) Ant
8 1 (1.09%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.09%) Hudson
8 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.09%) JMeter
8 1 (1.09%) Maven
8 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (43.48%) Finance
2 15 (16.30%) Banking
3 9 (9.78%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.35%) Marketing
5 4 (4.35%) German Language
5 4 (4.35%) Italian Language
5 4 (4.35%) Turkish Language
6 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.17%) Front Office
7 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.17%) Games
8 1 (1.09%) Law
8 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (23.91%) Developer
2 16 (17.39%) Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.87%) QA Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Tester
6 7 (7.61%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) .NET
2 17 (18.48%) CSS
3 13 (14.13%) HTML
4 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET
4 10 (10.87%) Web Services
5 8 (8.70%) XML
5 8 (8.70%) Servlets
5 8 (8.70%) WCF
6 6 (6.52%) FIXML
7 5 (5.43%) REST
8 4 (4.35%) HTML5
8 4 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (4.35%) jQuery
8 4 (4.35%) JMS
8 4 (4.35%) JSTL
8 4 (4.35%) J2EE
9 2 (2.17%) DHTML
9 2 (2.17%) Ajax
9 2 (2.17%) XSL
9 2 (2.17%) XNA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.43%) Blog
3 5 (5.43%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.09%) Open Source
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Equities
6 1 (1.09%) Derivative
6 1 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.74%) UNIX
2 14 (15.22%) Linux
3 11 (11.96%) Windows
4 2 (2.17%) Android
4 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.65%) Project Management
3 16 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 13 (14.13%) Scrum
5 12 (13.04%) TDD
6 10 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.78%) Analytics
7 9 (9.78%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.70%) ETL
8 8 (8.70%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.61%) Change Management
9 7 (7.61%) SOA
9 7 (7.61%) Coaching
10 6 (6.52%) OOP
10 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.52%) Web Development
10 6 (6.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.39%) SQL
2 25 (27.17%) Java
3 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.04%) C#
5 10 (10.87%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.70%) VBA
7 5 (5.43%) Perl
8 3 (3.26%) C++
8 3 (3.26%) C
8 3 (3.26%) Python
8 3 (3.26%) VBScript
9 2 (2.17%) VB
9 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.09%) Scala
10 1 (1.09%) R
10 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (4.35%) CISA
3 4 (4.35%) CISM
3 4 (4.35%) CRISC
4 2 (2.17%) ISEB
5 1 (1.09%) HND
5 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) COBIT
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.09%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Xen
1 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.35%) Puppet
2 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.35%) Ansible
3 3 (3.26%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Informatica
3 6 (6.52%) HP
4 4 (4.35%) Avaya
4 4 (4.35%) Actimize
4 4 (4.35%) Google
4 4 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (4.35%) Ab Initio
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
4 4 (4.35%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.35%) SAP
4 4 (4.35%) Cognos
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.17%) Twitter
5 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.09%) Dell
6 1 (1.09%) Verint
6 1 (1.09%) Telerik
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The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 9 days ago
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CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago