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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 54 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing QA 63 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.51% 4.20% 5.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 52.07% 62.96% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 37
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £55,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
121 81 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.66% 6.68% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 78 52 54
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £28,200 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 30 July 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 46 (44.66%) SQL
2 43 (41.75%) Finance
3 29 (28.16%) HTML
4 28 (27.18%) Java
4 28 (27.18%) JavaScript
5 27 (26.21%) UNIX
6 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
7 23 (22.33%) .NET
7 23 (22.33%) Windows
7 23 (22.33%) Automated Testing
7 23 (22.33%) Relational Database
8 21 (20.39%) C#
9 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET
10 19 (18.45%) XML
10 19 (18.45%) jQuery
11 18 (17.48%) MVC
11 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
12 17 (16.50%) CSS
13 15 (14.56%) Oracle
13 15 (14.56%) HTML5
14 14 (13.59%) WCF
15 13 (12.62%) .NET Framework
15 13 (12.62%) Data Management
15 13 (12.62%) Linux
15 13 (12.62%) OO
15 13 (12.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 12 (11.65%) QuickTest Pro
17 11 (10.68%) LINQ
18 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (9.71%) Ajax

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (8.74%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.83%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.85%) CMS
4 4 (3.88%) Node.js
4 4 (3.88%) SAS
5 3 (2.91%) IIS
6 1 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Jetty
6 1 (0.97%) nginx
6 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.97%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) Intranet
2 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.94%) GPRS
3 1 (0.97%) DHCP
3 1 (0.97%) FTP
3 1 (0.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.97%) DNS
3 1 (0.97%) IPsec
3 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.80%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.88%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (3.88%) DataStage
6 4 (3.88%) PowerCenter
6 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.94%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.97%) DB2
8 1 (0.97%) KDB
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (11.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (9.71%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.74%) Maven
4 8 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.80%) JUnit
5 7 (6.80%) Selenium
6 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.85%) Hudson
8 4 (3.88%) Mocha
8 4 (3.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (3.88%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.91%) JIRA
9 3 (2.91%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.94%) FindBugs
10 2 (1.94%) JMeter
10 2 (1.94%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
General
1 43 (41.75%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.97%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.97%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (33.98%) Developer
2 30 (29.13%) Analyst
3 13 (12.62%) Test Analyst
4 11 (10.68%) QA Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) QA Analyst
6 9 (8.74%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Test Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) .NET Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Tester
10 5 (4.85%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.88%) QA Test Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Software Tester
11 4 (3.88%) Account Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Test Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.16%) HTML
2 23 (22.33%) .NET
3 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET
4 19 (18.45%) XML
4 19 (18.45%) jQuery
5 17 (16.50%) CSS
6 15 (14.56%) HTML5
7 14 (13.59%) WCF
8 13 (12.62%) .NET Framework
8 13 (12.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (10.68%) LINQ
10 10 (9.71%) Ajax
10 10 (9.71%) JMS
11 8 (7.77%) XSLT
12 7 (6.80%) Silverlight
13 6 (5.83%) Spring
13 6 (5.83%) FIXML
13 6 (5.83%) DHTML
13 6 (5.83%) Servlets
13 6 (5.83%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Equities
2 5 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (4.85%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.91%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.94%) Derivative
4 2 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) AS400
5 1 (0.97%) iSeries
5 1 (0.97%) Statistical Arbitrage
5 1 (0.97%) Life Science
5 1 (0.97%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.21%) UNIX
2 23 (22.33%) Windows
3 13 (12.62%) Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Automated Testing
2 18 (17.48%) MVC
3 13 (12.62%) Data Management
3 13 (12.62%) OO
4 9 (8.74%) ETL
4 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
4 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.77%) Analytics
5 8 (7.77%) Dependency Management
5 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
5 8 (7.77%) Integration Testing
5 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
6 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
6 6 (5.83%) RAD
6 6 (5.83%) SOA
7 5 (4.85%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.85%) CRM
7 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.85%) Scrum
7 5 (4.85%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (44.66%) SQL
2 28 (27.18%) Java
2 28 (27.18%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.39%) C#
4 10 (9.71%) VBScript
5 9 (8.74%) PL/SQL
5 9 (8.74%) Python
6 8 (7.77%) Scala
7 7 (6.80%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.83%) VBA
9 5 (4.85%) Perl
10 4 (3.88%) ECMAScript
11 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.94%) VB
12 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.97%) C++
12 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.94%) MCTS
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) MCAD
4 1 (0.97%) HND
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.94%) SLA
1 2 (1.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.97%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.97%) Ansible
2 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.56%) Oracle
3 8 (7.77%) Informatica
4 4 (3.88%) Telerik
4 4 (3.88%) Actimize
4 4 (3.88%) Ab Initio
4 4 (3.88%) HP
4 4 (3.88%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (3.88%) SAP
4 4 (3.88%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.88%) Cognos
5 2 (1.94%) Twitter
5 2 (1.94%) IBM
6 1 (0.97%) Sybase
6 1 (0.97%) Adobe
6 1 (0.97%) VMware
6 1 (0.97%) Google
Glasgow
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago