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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 68 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 47 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.46% 2.94% 2.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.41% 47.76% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 24
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £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
145 67 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.66% 6.16% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 87 35 64
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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 12 February 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 48 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (39.17%) SQL
3 37 (30.83%) Degree
4 32 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (25.00%) Selenium
6 27 (22.50%) Java
6 27 (22.50%) Test Scripting
7 25 (20.83%) Finance
8 24 (20.00%) Scrum
8 24 (20.00%) ISEB
8 24 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 24 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 23 (19.17%) SDLC
10 20 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 19 (15.83%) Data Analysis
11 19 (15.83%) Software Engineering
11 19 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (15.83%) PL/SQL
12 18 (15.00%) Linux
12 18 (15.00%) Python
12 18 (15.00%) Banking
12 18 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (12.50%) Apple iOS
13 15 (12.50%) Functional Testing
13 15 (12.50%) Spanish Language
13 15 (12.50%) Software Testing
13 15 (12.50%) Project Management
13 15 (12.50%) Retail
13 15 (12.50%) CSS
13 15 (12.50%) HTML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (5.00%) CMS
2 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.33%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Drupal
5 1 (0.83%) JBoss
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (2.50%) SSL
2 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.50%) MS Access
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.50%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.83%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (25.00%) Selenium
2 9 (7.50%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.83%) Ant
5 6 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.17%) Mocha
6 5 (4.17%) SilkTest
6 5 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.33%) JUnit
8 3 (2.50%) Subversion
8 3 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.83%) Bower
9 1 (0.83%) Gradle
9 1 (0.83%) Grunt
9 1 (0.83%) Maven
9 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) Banking
3 15 (12.50%) Retail
3 15 (12.50%) Spanish Language
4 13 (10.83%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.33%) Front Office
5 4 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.50%) Legal
7 2 (1.67%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (23.33%) Analyst
2 23 (19.17%) Developer
2 23 (19.17%) Tester
3 19 (15.83%) QA Engineer
4 18 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 17 (14.17%) Automation Tester
6 14 (11.67%) Automation Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (10.00%) Business Objects Developer
8 11 (9.17%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) QA Automation Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) Software QA Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) QA Manager
11 7 (5.83%) QA Test Manager
11 7 (5.83%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
13 4 (3.33%) Informatica Consultant
13 4 (3.33%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) CSS
1 15 (12.50%) HTML
2 11 (9.17%) .NET
3 10 (8.33%) Web Services
4 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.83%) HTML5
5 7 (5.83%) LESS
5 7 (5.83%) Sass
5 7 (5.83%) XML
6 6 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.00%) RESTful
7 4 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.83%) CSS3
9 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.83%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.83%) SignalR
9 1 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.83%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.00%) iPad
5 5 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.17%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.33%) Equities
7 3 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.50%) Derivative
7 3 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Linux
2 15 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 13 (10.83%) Windows
4 11 (9.17%) Unix
5 10 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.50%) Test Scripting
3 24 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 24 (20.00%) Scrum
4 23 (19.17%) SDLC
5 19 (15.83%) Data Analysis
5 19 (15.83%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 15 (12.50%) Project Management
7 15 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 12 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 12 (10.00%) Test Management
8 12 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 12 (10.00%) Web Testing
9 10 (8.33%) Change Management
9 10 (8.33%) MVC
10 9 (7.50%) QA Automation
10 9 (7.50%) Regression Testing
10 9 (7.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.17%) SQL
2 27 (22.50%) Java
3 19 (15.83%) PL/SQL
4 18 (15.00%) Python
5 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.33%) C#
7 9 (7.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.83%) C
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (30.83%) Degree
2 24 (20.00%) ISEB
2 24 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.50%) MCITP
3 3 (2.50%) MCP
3 3 (2.50%) MCSA
3 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.67%) P3O
3 1 (0.83%) MiFID
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (6.67%) Puppet
2 5 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.50%) Control-M
3 3 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.83%) Ansible
4 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.83%) Graphite
4 1 (0.83%) Icinga
4 1 (0.83%) Munin
4 1 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.83%) Packer
4 1 (0.83%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Oracle
2 13 (10.83%) Informatica
3 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.50%) MicroStrategy
5 8 (6.67%) IBM
6 7 (5.83%) Sybase
7 4 (3.33%) Adobe
7 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.33%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.50%) Iron Speed
8 3 (2.50%) Sun
9 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.83%) HP
9 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
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