The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 46 68
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 65 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.60% 4.99% 3.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.45% 44.83% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 24
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
94 145 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.74% 11.14% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 58 79 41
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,100 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 December 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for QA.

1 67 (69.07%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.11%) Degree
2 36 (37.11%) Finance
3 35 (36.08%) SQL
4 32 (32.99%) Java
4 32 (32.99%) Scrum
5 30 (30.93%) SDLC
6 22 (22.68%) Regression Testing
7 19 (19.59%) C#
8 18 (18.56%) Selenium
9 17 (17.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (17.53%) Web Services
10 16 (16.49%) .NET
10 16 (16.49%) Banking
11 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
11 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
12 14 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (14.43%) TDD
12 14 (14.43%) Python
12 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (13.40%) Test Scripting
14 12 (12.37%) AngularJS
14 12 (12.37%) MVC
14 12 (12.37%) Project Management
14 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
14 12 (12.37%) HTML
14 12 (12.37%) Oracle
14 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.37%) CSS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.06%) Apache
1 2 (2.06%) NetWeaver
1 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.03%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) SaaS
2 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.06%) GitHub
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) Informix
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (18.56%) Selenium
2 15 (15.46%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.25%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.15%) Ant
5 5 (5.15%) JBehave
6 4 (4.12%) FitNesse
6 4 (4.12%) JIRA
6 4 (4.12%) MSTest
6 4 (4.12%) RSpec
7 3 (3.09%) Appium
7 3 (3.09%) Bugzilla
7 3 (3.09%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.09%) JUnit
8 2 (2.06%) Buildbot
8 2 (2.06%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.06%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 36 (37.11%) Finance
2 16 (16.49%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Games
5 2 (2.06%) Billing
5 2 (2.06%) Law
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Tester
2 19 (19.59%) Developer
3 17 (17.53%) QA Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (10.31%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Junior
6 9 (9.28%) Software Tester
7 8 (8.25%) QA Tester
8 6 (6.19%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.19%) Junior Software Tester
8 6 (6.19%) Junior Tester
8 6 (6.19%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Scrum Master
9 5 (5.15%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) Web Services
2 16 (16.49%) .NET
3 12 (12.37%) AngularJS
3 12 (12.37%) CSS
3 12 (12.37%) HTML
4 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (9.28%) Ember.js
6 9 (9.28%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (9.28%) REST
7 3 (3.09%) Node.js
8 2 (2.06%) Django
8 2 (2.06%) EJB
8 2 (2.06%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (2.06%) HTML5
8 2 (2.06%) JAX-WS
8 2 (2.06%) OpenEmbedded
8 2 (2.06%) RESTful
8 2 (2.06%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.22%) Derivative
4 6 (6.19%) Smartphone
5 5 (5.15%) Data Integration
6 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.12%) Wiki
7 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.03%) CMDB
8 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Linux
2 4 (4.12%) Unix
3 2 (2.06%) Android
3 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.99%) Scrum
3 30 (30.93%) SDLC
4 22 (22.68%) Regression Testing
5 17 (17.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (14.43%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (14.43%) TDD
6 14 (14.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (13.40%) Test Scripting
8 12 (12.37%) MVC
8 12 (12.37%) Project Management
8 12 (12.37%) User Stories
9 11 (11.34%) Mentoring
10 10 (10.31%) Manual Testing
11 9 (9.28%) Automation Testing
11 9 (9.28%) Coaching
11 9 (9.28%) Functional Testing
11 9 (9.28%) Test Strategy
12 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
12 8 (8.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.08%) SQL
2 32 (32.99%) Java
3 19 (19.59%) C#
4 14 (14.43%) Python
5 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.31%) TypeScript
7 7 (7.22%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.12%) C
8 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.09%) C++
10 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (37.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) ISEB
2 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.06%) CCNA
3 2 (2.06%) CCNP
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) CISA
4 1 (1.03%) CISM
4 1 (1.03%) CISSP
4 1 (1.03%) CRISC
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.03%) COBIT
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.15%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) Ansible
2 1 (1.03%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) Oracle
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (3.09%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) F5
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) Juniper
5 2 (2.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix
6 1 (1.03%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.03%) Terracotta
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / Shares
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension,health
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