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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 57 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.31% 4.34% 3.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.90% 60.76% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 25
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £48,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
119 79 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.99% 7.15% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 75 44 49
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

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 19 September 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (49.06%) SQL
2 38 (35.85%) Finance
3 27 (25.47%) UNIX
4 25 (23.58%) HTML
5 24 (22.64%) Java
5 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
6 23 (21.70%) .NET
6 23 (21.70%) SQL Server
6 23 (21.70%) Automated Testing
7 21 (19.81%) Windows
7 21 (19.81%) Relational Database
8 20 (18.87%) XML
8 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (17.92%) Linux
9 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
10 18 (16.98%) C#
11 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET
12 16 (15.09%) MVC
13 15 (14.15%) jQuery
14 14 (13.21%) Data Management
14 14 (13.21%) CSS
14 14 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (12.26%) WCF
16 12 (11.32%) Oracle
16 12 (11.32%) HTML5
17 11 (10.38%) Jenkins
18 10 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
18 10 (9.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 10 (9.43%) Servlets

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (8.49%) WebLogic
1 9 (8.49%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.66%) CMS
2 6 (5.66%) Jetty
2 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.77%) IIS
3 4 (3.77%) Apache
3 4 (3.77%) nginx
3 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.77%) SAS
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Project
1 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.77%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) DHCP
1 4 (3.77%) FTP
1 4 (3.77%) HTTP
1 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.77%) DNS
1 4 (3.77%) IPsec
2 3 (2.83%) IP Telephony
2 3 (2.83%) LAN
2 3 (2.83%) WAN
3 2 (1.89%) GPRS
4 1 (0.94%) Network Security
4 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.70%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.81%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.60%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.77%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.77%) PowerCenter
6 4 (3.77%) DataStage
7 2 (1.89%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.94%) DB2
8 1 (0.94%) KDB
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (10.38%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.49%) JUnit
4 8 (7.55%) Visual Studio
4 8 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.60%) JIRA
6 5 (4.72%) Hudson
6 5 (4.72%) Maven
7 4 (3.77%) Selenium
8 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.89%) FindBugs
8 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.89%) JMeter
8 2 (1.89%) Subversion
9 1 (0.94%) Ant
9 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
General
1 38 (35.85%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
3 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.77%) German Language
3 4 (3.77%) Italian Language
3 4 (3.77%) Turkish Language
4 3 (2.83%) Marketing
4 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.89%) Front Office
5 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.94%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (27.36%) Analyst
2 26 (24.53%) Developer
3 13 (12.26%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) QA Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) .NET Developer
6 8 (7.55%) QA Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Tester
8 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.72%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Software Tester
10 4 (3.77%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.58%) HTML
2 23 (21.70%) .NET
3 20 (18.87%) XML
4 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET
5 15 (14.15%) jQuery
6 14 (13.21%) CSS
7 13 (12.26%) WCF
8 12 (11.32%) HTML5
9 10 (9.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (9.43%) Servlets
9 10 (9.43%) .NET Framework
10 9 (8.49%) FIXML
11 8 (7.55%) XSLT
11 8 (7.55%) LINQ
12 7 (6.60%) Silverlight
12 7 (6.60%) JMS
13 6 (5.66%) JSTL
13 6 (5.66%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (4.72%) Ajax
14 5 (4.72%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.77%) Blog
4 3 (2.83%) Derivative
4 3 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
5 2 (1.89%) Equities
6 1 (0.94%) iSeries
6 1 (0.94%) Life Science
6 1 (0.94%) Statistical Arbitrage
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.47%) UNIX
2 21 (19.81%) Windows
3 19 (17.92%) Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) Automated Testing
2 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.09%) MVC
4 14 (13.21%) Data Management
5 10 (9.43%) Test Scripting
6 9 (8.49%) Test Automation
6 9 (8.49%) ETL
6 9 (8.49%) Project Management
7 8 (7.55%) OO
7 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.55%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.55%) Analytics
8 7 (6.60%) Coaching
9 6 (5.66%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.66%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.66%) Change Management
9 6 (5.66%) Software Testing
9 6 (5.66%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) SQL
2 24 (22.64%) Java
2 24 (22.64%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.98%) C#
4 9 (8.49%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.60%) VBA
5 7 (6.60%) Perl
5 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.66%) VBScript
7 5 (4.72%) Python
8 4 (3.77%) Scala
9 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.89%) VB
11 1 (0.94%) C++
11 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.89%) MCTS
4 2 (1.89%) MCAD
5 1 (0.94%) HND
5 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
1 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.94%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Xen
1 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.77%) Puppet
2 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.77%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Oracle
3 8 (7.55%) Informatica
4 5 (4.72%) HP
5 4 (3.77%) Actimize
5 4 (3.77%) Google
5 4 (3.77%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (3.77%) Ab Initio
5 4 (3.77%) VMware
5 4 (3.77%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.77%) SAP
5 4 (3.77%) Cognos
6 3 (2.83%) Cisco
6 3 (2.83%) Avaya
7 2 (1.89%) IBM
7 2 (1.89%) JBoss
7 2 (1.89%) Twitter
8 1 (0.94%) Dell
8 1 (0.94%) Telerik
8 1 (0.94%) Sybase
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago