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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 51 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing QA 64 41 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.51% 3.61% 4.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.61% 57.75% 57.33%
Number of salaries quoted 39 23 31
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £55,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
129 71 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.09% 6.24% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 84 44 55
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

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 21 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 48 (46.15%) SQL
2 39 (37.50%) Finance
3 27 (25.96%) UNIX
4 25 (24.04%) HTML
4 25 (24.04%) Java
4 25 (24.04%) .NET
5 24 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 24 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 23 (22.12%) Relational Database
7 22 (21.15%) Windows
8 21 (20.19%) C#
9 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 19 (18.27%) XML
11 18 (17.31%) MVC
12 16 (15.38%) Linux
13 15 (14.42%) jQuery
14 14 (13.46%) WCF
15 13 (12.50%) Oracle
15 13 (12.50%) CSS
15 13 (12.50%) Data Management
16 12 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
16 12 (11.54%) .NET Framework
16 12 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 11 (10.58%) OO
17 11 (10.58%) HTML5
18 10 (9.62%) LINQ
18 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (8.65%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.81%) CMS
4 4 (3.85%) Jetty
4 4 (3.85%) IIS
4 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.85%) SAS
5 3 (2.88%) Apache
5 3 (2.88%) nginx
5 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Project
1 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.88%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.88%) DNS
2 3 (2.88%) DHCP
2 3 (2.88%) FTP
2 3 (2.88%) HTTP
2 3 (2.88%) IPsec
3 2 (1.92%) GPRS
3 2 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.12%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.73%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.73%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.85%) PowerCenter
6 4 (3.85%) DataStage
6 4 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.92%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.96%) DB2
8 1 (0.96%) KDB
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (8.65%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.69%) JUnit
4 5 (4.81%) Selenium
4 5 (4.81%) Hudson
4 5 (4.81%) Maven
5 4 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (1.92%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.92%) JMeter
6 2 (1.92%) FindBugs
7 1 (0.96%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.96%) Subversion
7 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.88%) German Language
4 3 (2.88%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.88%) Turkish Language
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.96%) Billing
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (28.85%) Developer
2 29 (27.88%) Analyst
3 11 (10.58%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) QA Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) Test Engineer
5 9 (8.65%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.65%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.69%) QA Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Tester
8 5 (4.81%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Account Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Architect
9 4 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.04%) HTML
1 25 (24.04%) .NET
2 20 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 19 (18.27%) XML
4 15 (14.42%) jQuery
5 14 (13.46%) WCF
6 13 (12.50%) CSS
7 12 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 12 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (10.58%) HTML5
9 10 (9.62%) LINQ
10 8 (7.69%) Servlets
10 8 (7.69%) XSLT
11 7 (6.73%) JMS
11 7 (6.73%) FIXML
11 7 (6.73%) Silverlight
12 6 (5.77%) Ajax
12 6 (5.77%) DHTML
12 6 (5.77%) XSL
13 5 (4.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.88%) Blog
2 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.88%) Equities
3 2 (1.92%) Derivative
3 2 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Life Science
4 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.96%) AS400
4 1 (0.96%) Statistical Arbitrage
4 1 (0.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.96%) UNIX
2 22 (21.15%) Windows
3 16 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 18 (17.31%) MVC
3 13 (12.50%) Data Management
4 11 (10.58%) OO
5 9 (8.65%) ETL
5 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.69%) Project Management
6 8 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 7 (6.73%) Test Scripting
7 7 (6.73%) Unit Testing
7 7 (6.73%) Integration Testing
7 7 (6.73%) Data Modelling
7 7 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.73%) Analytics
8 6 (5.77%) Dependency Management
8 6 (5.77%) RAD
8 6 (5.77%) Change Management
9 5 (4.81%) Test Management
9 5 (4.81%) CRM
9 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) SQL
2 25 (24.04%) Java
3 24 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 21 (20.19%) C#
5 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.69%) VBScript
7 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.73%) VBA
7 7 (6.73%) Python
8 6 (5.77%) Scala
8 6 (5.77%) Perl
9 2 (1.92%) VB
9 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.92%) MCTS
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.92%) MCAD
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (1.92%) SLA
1 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.96%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Xen
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.88%) Puppet
2 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) Oracle
3 8 (7.69%) Informatica
4 4 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (3.85%) Ab Initio
4 4 (3.85%) Actimize
4 4 (3.85%) HP
4 4 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.85%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Cognos
5 3 (2.88%) Google
5 3 (2.88%) VMware
6 2 (1.92%) Telerik
6 2 (1.92%) Twitter
6 2 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) Adobe
7 1 (0.96%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) Sybase
Glasgow
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £41000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago