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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 71 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing QA 35 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.18% 2.66% 4.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 43.24% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 13
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £37,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
63 74 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.72% 6.16% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33 58 32
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 28 January 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.78%) SQL
4 23 (31.08%) Java
4 23 (31.08%) Degree
5 19 (25.68%) Banking
5 19 (25.68%) Project Management
6 17 (22.97%) Scrum
7 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.27%) TDD
8 14 (18.92%) .NET
8 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 13 (17.57%) CSS
9 13 (17.57%) Web Services
9 13 (17.57%) UNIX
10 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
10 11 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
11 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
12 9 (12.16%) Windows
12 9 (12.16%) Linux
12 9 (12.16%) Investment Banking
12 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
13 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
13 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
13 8 (10.81%) C#
14 7 (9.46%) HTML
14 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
14 7 (9.46%) Servlets

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
1 6 (8.11%) Jetty
2 4 (5.41%) nginx
2 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.41%) IIS
2 4 (5.41%) Apache
3 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.05%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Project
3 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.41%) Google App Engine
2 4 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) WAN
1 4 (5.41%) DHCP
1 4 (5.41%) FTP
1 4 (5.41%) HTTP
1 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.41%) DNS
1 4 (5.41%) IPsec
2 3 (4.05%) LAN
2 3 (4.05%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.35%) WiMAX
3 1 (1.35%) RNC
3 1 (1.35%) LTE
3 1 (1.35%) 4G
3 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.35%) UMTS
3 1 (1.35%) 2G
3 1 (1.35%) 3G
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
3 1 (1.35%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Data Mining
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.41%) QlikView
4 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (8.11%) JIRA
1 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.76%) Subversion
2 5 (6.76%) JUnit
3 4 (5.41%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.05%) Introscope
4 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.35%) Ant
6 1 (1.35%) JMeter
6 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.35%) TestLink
General
1 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 19 (25.68%) Banking
3 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (12.16%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.41%) Marketing
5 4 (5.41%) German Language
5 4 (5.41%) Italian Language
5 4 (5.41%) Turkish Language
6 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.05%) Games
7 2 (2.70%) Front Office
8 1 (1.35%) Law
8 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Developer
2 12 (16.22%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 9 (12.16%) QA Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Tester
6 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) QA Tester
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Manager
7 3 (4.05%) QA Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.70%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Senior Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) Web Services
2 13 (17.57%) CSS
3 7 (9.46%) Servlets
3 7 (9.46%) HTML
4 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.11%) WCF
5 5 (6.76%) REST
6 4 (5.41%) J2EE
7 3 (4.05%) XML
7 3 (4.05%) FIXML
7 3 (4.05%) JSTL
8 2 (2.70%) XNA
8 2 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.70%) OpenGL
8 2 (2.70%) MonoGame
9 1 (1.35%) RESTful
9 1 (1.35%) HTML5
9 1 (1.35%) Ajax
9 1 (1.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.76%) Blog
2 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.35%) Open Source
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Derivative
5 1 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) UNIX
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Android
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) Project Management
3 17 (22.97%) Scrum
4 15 (20.27%) TDD
5 11 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
6 10 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
8 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.46%) Time Management
9 7 (9.46%) Coaching
9 7 (9.46%) Change Management
10 6 (8.11%) Regression Testing
10 6 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
10 6 (8.11%) OOP
10 6 (8.11%) Analytics
11 5 (6.76%) User Stories
11 5 (6.76%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) SQL
2 23 (31.08%) Java
3 15 (20.27%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.81%) C#
5 6 (8.11%) VBA
5 6 (8.11%) Python
6 5 (6.76%) Perl
7 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.05%) C++
7 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.05%) C
8 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) Korn
9 1 (1.35%) Scala
9 1 (1.35%) R
9 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) CISA
3 5 (6.76%) CISM
3 5 (6.76%) CRISC
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.70%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) HND
5 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) COBIT
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Xen
1 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.41%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.41%) Ansible
3 3 (4.05%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) HP
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco
3 4 (5.41%) Avaya
3 4 (5.41%) VMware
3 4 (5.41%) Google
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.35%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.35%) Verint
6 1 (1.35%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.35%) Nokia
6 1 (1.35%) Dell
6 1 (1.35%) Nortel
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago