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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 58 76 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Permanent jobs citing QA 37 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.26% 2.19% 4.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.86% 32.95% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 12
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £37,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £48,250 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
70 88 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.16% 6.63% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33 63 34
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,200 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 March 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.68%) Degree
4 23 (33.33%) Banking
4 23 (33.33%) SQL
5 21 (30.43%) Java
5 21 (30.43%) Scrum
6 18 (26.09%) TDD
7 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
8 16 (23.19%) Web Services
8 16 (23.19%) Test Scripting
9 15 (21.74%) Telecoms
10 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
10 13 (18.84%) Project Management
11 12 (17.39%) UNIX
12 11 (15.94%) CSS
13 10 (14.49%) Python
13 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (13.04%) .NET
14 9 (13.04%) Regression Testing
15 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (11.59%) Time Management
15 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
15 8 (11.59%) Black-Box Testing
16 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (10.14%) Analytics
16 7 (10.14%) Web Development
16 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
16 7 (10.14%) CISA

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Jetty
2 1 (1.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) JBoss
2 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) UMTS
1 4 (5.80%) GSM
1 4 (5.80%) 3G
1 4 (5.80%) Wireless
1 4 (5.80%) 2G
1 4 (5.80%) RNC
1 4 (5.80%) WiMAX
1 4 (5.80%) LTE
1 4 (5.80%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (5.80%) 4G
2 2 (2.90%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Data Mining
3 5 (7.25%) QlikView
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.90%) DTS
7 1 (1.45%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Selenium
1 5 (7.25%) JIRA
1 5 (7.25%) JUnit
2 4 (5.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (5.80%) LoadRunner
2 4 (5.80%) Subversion
2 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) Introscope
3 3 (4.35%) Ant
4 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.45%) TestLink
4 1 (1.45%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.45%) TestNG
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.45%) JMeter
General
1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 23 (33.33%) Banking
3 15 (21.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.80%) Marketing
6 3 (4.35%) Games
6 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.90%) Front Office
7 2 (2.90%) Retail
8 1 (1.45%) Law
8 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) QA Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Tester
8 4 (5.80%) RAN Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior RAN Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.90%) QA Tester
10 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.90%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) Web Services
2 11 (15.94%) CSS
3 9 (13.04%) .NET
4 5 (7.25%) REST
4 5 (7.25%) WCF
4 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.25%) HTML
5 3 (4.35%) JSTL
5 3 (4.35%) Servlets
6 2 (2.90%) XML
6 2 (2.90%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.90%) FIXML
6 2 (2.90%) XNA
6 2 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.90%) MonoGame
7 1 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.45%) Xbox
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Derivative
5 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.39%) UNIX
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.90%) Android
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) Scrum
3 18 (26.09%) TDD
4 16 (23.19%) Test Scripting
5 13 (18.84%) Project Management
6 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.59%) Time Management
8 8 (11.59%) Black-Box Testing
9 7 (10.14%) Analytics
9 7 (10.14%) Web Development
9 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
9 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (8.70%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.25%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.25%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.33%) SQL
2 21 (30.43%) Java
3 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.49%) Python
5 7 (10.14%) C#
6 6 (8.70%) VBA
7 5 (7.25%) Perl
8 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.35%) C
8 3 (4.35%) C++
9 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.90%) Korn
9 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.45%) R
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) CISA
3 6 (8.70%) CISM
3 6 (8.70%) CRISC
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.80%) ISEB
6 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.45%) VCP4
7 1 (1.45%) Sun Certification
7 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) COBIT
2 5 (7.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.35%) CA Wily
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.70%) HP
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Nortel
2 4 (5.80%) Ericsson
2 4 (5.80%) Nokia
3 2 (2.90%) Avaya
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco
3 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (1.45%) Verint
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
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