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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 48 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 66 55 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.08% 4.37% 3.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 53.66% 42.31% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 23
Median salary £35,000 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,100 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,900 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
123 130 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.48% 10.32% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 60 79 58
Median salary £35,000 £40,250 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 27 June 2016.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 58 (53.21%) SQL
2 54 (49.54%) Finance
3 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (38.53%) Degree
5 29 (26.61%) Java
5 29 (26.61%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (25.69%) Project Management
6 28 (25.69%) Banking
7 27 (24.77%) Linux
8 25 (22.94%) Computer Science
9 24 (22.02%) Oracle
9 24 (22.02%) SDLC
10 22 (20.18%) Selenium
11 20 (18.35%) Derivative
11 20 (18.35%) Git (software)
11 20 (18.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (18.35%) Unix
11 20 (18.35%) Python
12 19 (17.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (16.51%) Regression Testing
14 17 (15.60%) Scrum
14 17 (15.60%) PRINCE2
15 16 (14.68%) .NET
15 16 (14.68%) JIRA
15 16 (14.68%) Data Analysis
16 15 (13.76%) C#
17 14 (12.84%) Shell Script
17 14 (12.84%) Time Management
18 13 (11.93%) QA Automation
19 12 (11.01%) Manual Testing

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 9 (8.26%) CMS
2 6 (5.50%) IIS
2 6 (5.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (5.50%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.59%) NetWeaver
3 5 (4.59%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.50%) MySQL
3 6 (5.50%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.59%) Data Mining
4 5 (4.59%) Informix
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.59%) Star Schema
5 3 (2.75%) MS Access
6 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.92%) Biml
7 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Selenium
2 20 (18.35%) Git (software)
3 16 (14.68%) JIRA
4 11 (10.09%) Cucumber
4 11 (10.09%) Subversion
5 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.50%) Redmine
6 6 (5.50%) TortoiseSVN
7 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.59%) Robot Framework
8 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.67%) TestComplete
9 3 (2.75%) JBehave
9 3 (2.75%) JUnit
9 3 (2.75%) Maven
9 3 (2.75%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.92%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.92%) Mocha
10 1 (0.92%) SilkTest
10 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (49.54%) Finance
2 28 (25.69%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Marketing
4 8 (7.34%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Billing
5 2 (1.83%) Law
5 2 (1.83%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.92%) Front Office
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Analyst
2 17 (15.60%) Tester
3 12 (11.01%) Developer
3 12 (11.01%) QA Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) Automation Tester
5 10 (9.17%) Test Manager
6 9 (8.26%) QA Tester
7 8 (7.34%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.42%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Change Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.50%) QA Analyst
9 6 (5.50%) QA Manager
9 6 (5.50%) QA Test Manager
9 6 (5.50%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Functional Tester
10 5 (4.59%) QA Test Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) .NET
2 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (5.50%) Razor View Engine
3 6 (5.50%) Web Services
4 5 (4.59%) EJB
4 5 (4.59%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (4.59%) JAX-WS
4 5 (4.59%) JDBC
4 5 (4.59%) JMS
4 5 (4.59%) Node.js
5 4 (3.67%) HTML
6 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.75%) CSS
6 3 (2.75%) Drools
6 3 (2.75%) LINQ
6 3 (2.75%) Spring
6 3 (2.75%) XML
7 2 (1.83%) JSON
7 2 (1.83%) REST
7 2 (1.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.61%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (22.94%) Computer Science
3 20 (18.35%) Derivative
4 7 (6.42%) User Experience
5 6 (5.50%) Statistics
6 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
6 4 (3.67%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.75%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (2.75%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.75%) iPad
8 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.83%) PMI
8 2 (1.83%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.92%) EPoS
9 1 (0.92%) Fintech
9 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.77%) Linux
2 20 (18.35%) Unix
3 7 (6.42%) Windows
4 4 (3.67%) Android
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.69%) Project Management
3 24 (22.02%) SDLC
4 20 (18.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (17.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (16.51%) Regression Testing
7 17 (15.60%) PRINCE2
7 17 (15.60%) Scrum
8 16 (14.68%) Data Analysis
9 14 (12.84%) Time Management
10 13 (11.93%) QA Automation
11 12 (11.01%) Automated Testing
11 12 (11.01%) Change Control
11 12 (11.01%) Change Management
11 12 (11.01%) Data Management
11 12 (11.01%) Manual Testing
11 12 (11.01%) Test Automation
12 11 (10.09%) OO
12 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
12 11 (10.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (53.21%) SQL
2 29 (26.61%) Java
3 20 (18.35%) Python
4 15 (13.76%) C#
5 14 (12.84%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.17%) PL/SQL
7 9 (8.26%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (38.53%) Degree
2 11 (10.09%) ISEB
2 11 (10.09%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.83%) PMP
5 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.83%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Control-M
1 3 (2.75%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) Oracle
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.42%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (5.50%) HP
4 6 (5.50%) Sitecore
5 5 (4.59%) IBM
5 5 (4.59%) SAP
6 4 (3.67%) Cognizant
7 3 (2.75%) Informatica
7 3 (2.75%) Sun
7 3 (2.75%) Sybase
7 3 (2.75%) Terracotta
8 1 (0.92%) Adobe
8 1 (0.92%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.92%) Teradata
8 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago