The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 75 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 36 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.47% 3.32% 2.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 34.95% 50.70% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 19
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £38,250 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
103 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.08% 6.56% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 38 31
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £33,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
QA
Scotland

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 16 April 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (36.23%) Windows
2 23 (33.33%) Finance
3 18 (26.09%) Java
3 18 (26.09%) SQL
4 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 17 (24.64%) HTML
5 16 (23.19%) Banking
5 16 (23.19%) Unit Testing
5 16 (23.19%) Waterfall
5 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
6 15 (21.74%) C#
6 15 (21.74%) CSS
7 14 (20.29%) .NET
7 14 (20.29%) VBScript
7 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
7 14 (20.29%) Ajax
8 13 (18.84%) SOA
9 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
10 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
10 11 (15.94%) MVC
10 11 (15.94%) Web Services
10 11 (15.94%) XML
10 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
11 10 (14.49%) UNIX
11 10 (14.49%) RAD
11 10 (14.49%) Intranet
11 10 (14.49%) XSL
11 10 (14.49%) DHTML

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.04%) IIS
3 4 (5.80%) Node.js
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Documentum
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.59%) Selenium
3 5 (7.25%) Maven
4 4 (5.80%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.80%) Mocha
4 4 (5.80%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.80%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (4.35%) Ranorex
5 3 (4.35%) RSpec
6 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.90%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.45%) Hudson
7 1 (1.45%) JUnit
7 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Banking
3 10 (14.49%) Law
4 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Front Office
5 2 (2.90%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Analyst
2 20 (28.99%) Developer
3 18 (26.09%) Test Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Programmer
5 9 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
5 9 (13.04%) Programmer
5 9 (13.04%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.25%) QA Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Account Manager
8 3 (4.35%) QA Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.90%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) HTML
2 15 (21.74%) CSS
3 14 (20.29%) .NET
3 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.29%) Ajax
4 12 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 11 (15.94%) Web Services
5 11 (15.94%) XML
6 10 (14.49%) XSL
6 10 (14.49%) DHTML
6 10 (14.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (14.49%) LINQ
6 10 (14.49%) WCF
7 9 (13.04%) WF
8 8 (11.59%) jQuery
9 5 (7.25%) HTML5
9 5 (7.25%) JSON
9 5 (7.25%) Spring
10 4 (5.80%) JMS
10 4 (5.80%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) N-Tier
2 6 (8.70%) Equities
3 4 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) iSeries
6 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Windows 7
3 10 (14.49%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Unit Testing
1 16 (23.19%) Waterfall
2 13 (18.84%) SOA
3 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.94%) MVC
5 10 (14.49%) RAD
6 9 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (13.04%) Workflow
6 9 (13.04%) OO
7 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Integration Testing
8 7 (10.14%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.14%) Scrum
9 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.70%) Dependency Management
9 6 (8.70%) Automation Testing
10 5 (7.25%) Project Management
11 4 (5.80%) TDD
11 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.80%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) Java
1 18 (26.09%) SQL
2 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.74%) C#
4 14 (20.29%) VBScript
5 6 (8.70%) Python
5 6 (8.70%) Scala
6 4 (5.80%) ECMAScript
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) VB
7 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.45%) Korn
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
1 5 (7.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.35%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) HP
2 3 (4.35%) Telerik
3 2 (2.90%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) Sybase
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