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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 50 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.29% 3.73% 3.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 51.43% 53.85% 63.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 26 30
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £48,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
105 91 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.34% 6.93% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61 59 48
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 58 (57.43%) Finance
2 36 (35.64%) SQL
3 31 (30.69%) Banking
4 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (20.79%) Degree
6 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
7 19 (18.81%) Telecoms
7 19 (18.81%) Test Scripting
7 19 (18.81%) SDLC
8 17 (16.83%) Test Strategy
9 15 (14.85%) Test Management
9 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
9 15 (14.85%) Java
9 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
9 15 (14.85%) UNIX
9 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
10 14 (13.86%) ETL
10 14 (13.86%) Scrum
10 14 (13.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (13.86%) TDD
11 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
12 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET
12 12 (11.88%) Web Services
12 12 (11.88%) .NET
12 12 (11.88%) HP UFT
12 12 (11.88%) Test Automation
12 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (10.89%) ISTQB

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.91%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.99%) Drupal
3 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (14.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) GSM
1 7 (6.93%) UMTS
1 7 (6.93%) 3G
1 7 (6.93%) Wireless
1 7 (6.93%) 2G
1 7 (6.93%) WiMAX
1 7 (6.93%) RNC
1 7 (6.93%) LTE
1 7 (6.93%) 4G
1 7 (6.93%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) DTS
3 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.97%) Data Mart
7 3 (2.97%) VLDB
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.98%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.98%) Big Data
8 2 (1.98%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.98%) QlikView
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.88%) HP UFT
2 9 (8.91%) Selenium
3 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.94%) LoadRunner
5 5 (4.95%) Ant
6 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.98%) Hudson
7 2 (1.98%) JUnit
7 2 (1.98%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.98%) MorphX
7 2 (1.98%) JIRA
8 1 (0.99%) TestNG
8 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 58 (57.43%) Finance
2 31 (30.69%) Banking
3 19 (18.81%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.94%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.95%) Games
6 4 (3.96%) Marketing
7 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.97%) Retail
8 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) QA Engineer
3 15 (14.85%) Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) SQL Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Test Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) QA Automation Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Test Manager
7 7 (6.93%) RAN Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior RAN Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.96%) Performance Test Leader
10 4 (3.96%) Programme Test Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Test Programme Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Tester
10 4 (3.96%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.97%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET
1 12 (11.88%) Web Services
1 12 (11.88%) .NET
2 9 (8.91%) JMS
2 9 (8.91%) FIXML
3 7 (6.93%) HTML
4 6 (5.94%) CSS
5 5 (4.95%) HTML5
6 4 (3.96%) Sass
6 4 (3.96%) LESS
6 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.96%) RESTful
7 2 (1.98%) J2EE
7 2 (1.98%) JSP
7 2 (1.98%) Servlets
7 2 (1.98%) WPF
8 1 (0.99%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) PMI
3 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.99%) iPad
6 1 (0.99%) Xbox
6 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) CESG
6 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) UNIX
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.81%) Test Scripting
2 19 (18.81%) SDLC
3 17 (16.83%) Test Strategy
4 15 (14.85%) Test Management
4 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.86%) Scrum
5 14 (13.86%) TDD
5 14 (13.86%) ETL
5 14 (13.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (11.88%) Test Automation
7 11 (10.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (10.89%) Project Management
8 10 (9.90%) Service Delivery
8 10 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (9.90%) Automated Testing
9 9 (8.91%) Regression Testing
9 9 (8.91%) User Stories
10 8 (7.92%) Black-Box Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.64%) SQL
2 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
2 15 (14.85%) Java
2 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.89%) VBA
3 11 (10.89%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) Python
5 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.97%) Perl
7 2 (1.98%) Korn
7 2 (1.98%) X++
7 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.99%) PHP
8 1 (0.99%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 21 (20.79%) Degree
2 11 (10.89%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.93%) ISEB
4 6 (5.94%) PMI Certification
4 6 (5.94%) CSQA
5 5 (4.95%) CISA
6 2 (1.98%) CISM
6 2 (1.98%) CRISC
7 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 5 (4.95%) TickIT
2 5 (4.95%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.98%) COBIT
5 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Puppet
1 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.98%) Control-M
2 2 (1.98%) Foglight
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle
3 9 (8.91%) HP
4 7 (6.93%) Nortel
4 7 (6.93%) Ericsson
4 7 (6.93%) Nokia
5 6 (5.94%) Perforce
6 2 (1.98%) Informatica
6 2 (1.98%) Sybase
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) Siebel
6 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 1 (0.99%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.99%) Lotus
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