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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing QA 47 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.92% 2.55% 3.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.02% 37.11% 50.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 12
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,588 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.36%
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
81 97 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.75% 6.86% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 46 60 35
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,125 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
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 1 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 40 (48.78%) Finance
2 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.02%) Degree
3 28 (34.15%) Banking
4 24 (29.27%) Scrum
5 21 (25.61%) Java
6 20 (24.39%) SQL
7 19 (23.17%) TDD
8 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
9 17 (20.73%) Web Services
9 17 (20.73%) Project Management
10 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
10 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
11 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
12 13 (15.85%) UNIX
12 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (14.63%) HP
14 11 (13.41%) .NET
14 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.41%) Python
14 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (12.20%) LoadRunner
15 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
15 10 (12.20%) Regression Testing
15 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (12.20%) Performance Testing
16 9 (10.98%) C#
16 9 (10.98%) CSS
16 9 (10.98%) ISTQB
16 9 (10.98%) Web Development

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.22%) SAS
1 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) 3G
1 7 (8.54%) Wireless
1 7 (8.54%) 2G
1 7 (8.54%) WiMAX
1 7 (8.54%) RNC
1 7 (8.54%) LTE
1 7 (8.54%) 4G
1 7 (8.54%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (8.54%) GSM
1 7 (8.54%) UMTS
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.10%) Data Mining
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.88%) QlikView
4 4 (4.88%) DTS
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.22%) Big Data
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) LoadRunner
2 8 (9.76%) Selenium
3 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.88%) JIRA
4 4 (4.88%) Ant
4 4 (4.88%) JUnit
5 3 (3.66%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.66%) Introscope
5 3 (3.66%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.66%) Subversion
5 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.44%) Hudson
6 2 (2.44%) MorphX
7 1 (1.22%) TestNG
7 1 (1.22%) JMeter
7 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.22%) TestLink
General
1 40 (48.78%) Finance
2 28 (34.15%) Banking
3 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.54%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.10%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.88%) Marketing
7 3 (3.66%) Retail
7 3 (3.66%) Games
8 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) QA Engineer
3 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Tester
4 7 (8.54%) RAN Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.88%) Performance Test Leader
7 4 (4.88%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (2.44%) Quality Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) Test Specialist
9 2 (2.44%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) Web Services
2 11 (13.41%) .NET
3 9 (10.98%) CSS
4 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.10%) HTML
5 5 (6.10%) WCF
5 5 (6.10%) REST
6 2 (2.44%) MonoGame
6 2 (2.44%) XNA
6 2 (2.44%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.22%) FIXML
7 1 (1.22%) JSTL
7 1 (1.22%) JMS
7 1 (1.22%) Servlets
7 1 (1.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) PMI
4 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.66%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.44%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) User Experience
7 1 (1.22%) Xbox
7 1 (1.22%) Blog
7 1 (1.22%) Open Source
7 1 (1.22%) iPad
7 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.85%) UNIX
2 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.66%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.27%) Scrum
3 19 (23.17%) TDD
4 17 (20.73%) Project Management
5 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
6 13 (15.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.20%) Performance Testing
7 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
7 10 (12.20%) Regression Testing
8 9 (10.98%) Web Development
8 9 (10.98%) Test Strategy
8 9 (10.98%) Black-Box Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.76%) Time Management
10 7 (8.54%) Test Management
10 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.54%) Demand Management
10 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
10 7 (8.54%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) Java
2 20 (24.39%) SQL
3 16 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) Python
5 9 (10.98%) C#
6 6 (7.32%) VBA
7 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.88%) Perl
9 3 (3.66%) C++
9 3 (3.66%) C
10 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.44%) Korn
10 2 (2.44%) X++
11 1 (1.22%) Scala
11 1 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.32%) CSQA
3 6 (7.32%) ISEB
3 6 (7.32%) PMI Certification
3 6 (7.32%) CISA
4 5 (6.10%) CISM
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.10%) CRISC
5 1 (1.22%) HND
5 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 5 (6.10%) COBIT
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.22%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Puppet
1 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.66%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) HP
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.54%) Nortel
3 7 (8.54%) Ericsson
3 7 (8.54%) Nokia
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.22%) Avaya
6 1 (1.22%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.22%) Verint
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