The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 74 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 38 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.73% 3.45% 2.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.18% 52.86% 54.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 20
Average salary £37,500 £44,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.73% +39.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £35,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
97 70 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.97% 6.53% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 53 40 30
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,960 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Scotland

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 24 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 22 (31.43%) Finance
3 18 (25.71%) Java
4 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 17 (24.29%) HTML
4 17 (24.29%) SQL
5 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
5 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
6 15 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 15 (21.43%) C#
6 15 (21.43%) CSS
6 15 (21.43%) Banking
7 14 (20.00%) Ajax
7 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 14 (20.00%) .NET
7 14 (20.00%) VBScript
8 13 (18.57%) SOA
9 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
10 11 (15.71%) Web Services
10 11 (15.71%) XML
10 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
10 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (15.71%) MVC
11 10 (14.29%) Law
11 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (14.29%) UNIX
11 10 (14.29%) RAD
11 10 (14.29%) Intranet
11 10 (14.29%) XSL

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.86%) IIS
3 4 (5.71%) Node.js
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Documentum
5 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.43%) Selenium
3 5 (7.14%) Maven
4 4 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.71%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.71%) Mocha
5 3 (4.29%) Ranorex
5 3 (4.29%) RSpec
6 2 (2.86%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.86%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.43%) Hudson
7 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.43%) JUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Banking
3 10 (14.29%) Law
4 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Analyst
2 20 (28.57%) Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Test Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Senior Programmer
5 9 (12.86%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 9 (12.86%) Analyst Programmer
5 9 (12.86%) Programmer
6 5 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) QA Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Account Manager
8 3 (4.29%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Head of Testing
10 1 (1.43%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) HTML
2 15 (21.43%) CSS
3 14 (20.00%) Ajax
3 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.00%) .NET
4 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
5 11 (15.71%) Web Services
5 11 (15.71%) XML
6 10 (14.29%) XSL
6 10 (14.29%) DHTML
6 10 (14.29%) WCF
6 10 (14.29%) LINQ
6 10 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (12.86%) WF
8 8 (11.43%) jQuery
9 5 (7.14%) HTML5
9 5 (7.14%) JSON
9 5 (7.14%) Spring
10 4 (5.71%) JMS
10 4 (5.71%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) N-Tier
2 6 (8.57%) Equities
3 4 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) iSeries
6 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.43%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) UNIX
2 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
2 15 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 13 (18.57%) SOA
4 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.71%) MVC
5 10 (14.29%) RAD
6 9 (12.86%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (12.86%) OO
6 9 (12.86%) Workflow
7 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.43%) Integration Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.00%) Scrum
9 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.57%) Automation Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Dependency Management
10 5 (7.14%) Test Management
10 5 (7.14%) Project Management
11 4 (5.71%) TDD
11 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) Java
2 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
2 17 (24.29%) SQL
3 15 (21.43%) C#
4 14 (20.00%) VBScript
5 6 (8.57%) Python
5 6 (8.57%) Scala
6 4 (5.71%) ECMAScript
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) VB
7 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) HP
3 3 (4.29%) Telerik
4 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) Sybase
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