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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 60 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing QA 51 62 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.93% 4.46% 3.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 49.51% 49.60% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 19
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,400 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
103 125 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.94% 8.99% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 63 77 38
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 57 (49.14%) Finance
2 42 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (32.76%) SQL
4 28 (24.14%) Banking
5 25 (21.55%) SDLC
6 22 (18.97%) Test Management
7 21 (18.10%) Degree
7 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
8 20 (17.24%) ISTQB
8 20 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 19 (16.38%) Test Strategy
10 18 (15.52%) Telecoms
11 17 (14.66%) Scrum
11 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (13.79%) ISEB
13 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
13 15 (12.93%) ETL
13 15 (12.93%) .NET
13 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
14 14 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (12.07%) C#
14 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET
14 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (11.21%) HTML
15 13 (11.21%) Java
15 13 (11.21%) T-SQL
15 13 (11.21%) HP UFT
15 13 (11.21%) TDD
15 13 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (10.34%) Selenium

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (7.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.59%) Apache
2 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.86%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.86%) Drupal
4 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) LDAP
1 3 (2.59%) GSM
1 3 (2.59%) UMTS
1 3 (2.59%) 3G
1 3 (2.59%) Wireless
1 3 (2.59%) 2G
1 3 (2.59%) WiMAX
1 3 (2.59%) RNC
1 3 (2.59%) LTE
1 3 (2.59%) 4G
1 3 (2.59%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.76%) DTS
5 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.59%) VLDB
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.59%) Spotfire
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.59%) Data Mart
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) HP UFT
2 12 (10.34%) Selenium
3 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.17%) LoadRunner
5 6 (5.17%) Ant
6 3 (2.59%) FitNesse
6 3 (2.59%) JIRA
6 3 (2.59%) Hudson
7 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.72%) MorphX
8 1 (0.86%) JUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Subversion
8 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (49.14%) Finance
2 28 (24.14%) Banking
3 18 (15.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.17%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.31%) Spanish Language
6 4 (3.45%) Games
7 3 (2.59%) Legal
7 3 (2.59%) Retail
8 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.72%) Marketing
9 1 (0.86%) Billing
9 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (22.41%) Developer
2 18 (15.52%) Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Test Manager
4 15 (12.93%) QA Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) SQL Developer
6 9 (7.76%) QA Manager
6 9 (7.76%) Test Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) Tester
8 5 (4.31%) Business Objects Developer
8 5 (4.31%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.45%) Performance Test Leader
9 4 (3.45%) Data Integration Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Data Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Programme Test Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) .NET
2 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET
3 13 (11.21%) HTML
4 12 (10.34%) CSS
5 9 (7.76%) JMS
5 9 (7.76%) FIXML
5 9 (7.76%) HTML5
6 8 (6.90%) Sass
6 8 (6.90%) LESS
6 8 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 8 (6.90%) RESTful
7 7 (6.03%) Web Services
8 3 (2.59%) J2EE
8 3 (2.59%) JSP
8 3 (2.59%) Servlets
9 2 (1.72%) WPF
10 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.17%) PMI
2 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.31%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.72%) iPad
7 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) CESG
7 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) UNIX
2 8 (6.90%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.45%) Linux
4 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.55%) SDLC
3 22 (18.97%) Test Management
4 20 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 19 (16.38%) Test Strategy
6 17 (14.66%) Scrum
7 15 (12.93%) ETL
8 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (11.21%) TDD
10 11 (9.48%) Test Automation
11 10 (8.62%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (8.62%) Automated Testing
11 10 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.76%) Project Management
12 9 (7.76%) MVC
12 9 (7.76%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.76%) User Stories
13 7 (6.03%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.76%) SQL
2 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.07%) C#
4 13 (11.21%) Java
4 13 (11.21%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.76%) VBA
6 7 (6.03%) Python
6 7 (6.03%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.72%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) X++
9 1 (0.86%) C
9 1 (0.86%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 21 (18.10%) Degree
2 20 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 16 (13.79%) ISEB
4 6 (5.17%) PMI Certification
4 6 (5.17%) CSQA
5 2 (1.72%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) ISO 9001
1 5 (4.31%) TickIT
2 4 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.59%) SLA
4 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Puppet
1 6 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.59%) Control-M
2 3 (2.59%) Foglight
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.48%) Oracle
3 9 (7.76%) HP
4 7 (6.03%) Informatica
5 6 (5.17%) Perforce
5 6 (5.17%) IBM
6 4 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.59%) Nokia
7 3 (2.59%) Nortel
7 3 (2.59%) Ericsson
7 3 (2.59%) Sybase
8 2 (1.72%) SAP
8 2 (1.72%) Siebel
9 1 (0.86%) Lotus
9 1 (0.86%) Iron Speed
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