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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing QA 58 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.64% 2.85% 3.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.00% 40.40% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 39 18 16
Average salary £43,913 £38,750 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.32% -12.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £37,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +0.65%
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
100 99 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.99% 7.06% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 61 54 40
Average salary £43,913 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.10% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,220 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 April 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 42 (44.68%) Finance
2 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (31.91%) Banking
4 27 (28.72%) Degree
5 23 (24.47%) Scrum
6 21 (22.34%) Java
6 21 (22.34%) SQL
6 21 (22.34%) Test Scripting
7 19 (20.21%) TDD
8 18 (19.15%) Web Services
9 16 (17.02%) Project Management
9 16 (17.02%) JavaScript
10 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
10 15 (15.96%) Telecoms
11 14 (14.89%) UNIX
11 14 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (13.83%) Test Strategy
12 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (12.77%) HP
13 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.70%) Python
14 11 (11.70%) .NET
14 11 (11.70%) ISTQB
14 11 (11.70%) Test Management
15 10 (10.64%) Performance Testing
15 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
15 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
15 10 (10.64%) Regression Testing
15 10 (10.64%) LoadRunner

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.06%) Drupal
3 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) 3G
1 7 (7.45%) Wireless
1 7 (7.45%) 2G
1 7 (7.45%) WiMAX
1 7 (7.45%) RNC
1 7 (7.45%) LTE
1 7 (7.45%) 4G
1 7 (7.45%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (7.45%) GSM
1 7 (7.45%) UMTS
2 1 (1.06%) WAN
2 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.26%) QlikView
4 4 (4.26%) DTS
4 4 (4.26%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.06%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) LoadRunner
2 8 (8.51%) Selenium
3 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (4.26%) JIRA
4 4 (4.26%) Ant
5 3 (3.19%) JUnit
5 3 (3.19%) Introscope
5 3 (3.19%) Subversion
5 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.19%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.13%) Hudson
6 2 (2.13%) MorphX
7 1 (1.06%) JMeter
7 1 (1.06%) TestLink
7 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.06%) TestNG
General
1 42 (44.68%) Finance
2 30 (31.91%) Banking
3 15 (15.96%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.38%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.26%) Marketing
6 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 3 (3.19%) Games
7 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Developer
2 14 (14.89%) QA Engineer
3 13 (13.83%) Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Tester
4 7 (7.45%) Test Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.45%) RAN Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Test Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Test Leader
6 5 (5.32%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Performance Test Leader
7 4 (4.26%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.26%) QA Tester
7 4 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Risk Manager
8 3 (3.19%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) Web Services
2 11 (11.70%) .NET
3 8 (8.51%) CSS
4 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.38%) HTML
6 5 (5.32%) WCF
6 5 (5.32%) REST
7 4 (4.26%) FIXML
7 4 (4.26%) JMS
8 2 (2.13%) OpenGL
8 2 (2.13%) XNA
8 2 (2.13%) MonoGame
9 1 (1.06%) RESTful
9 1 (1.06%) HTML5
9 1 (1.06%) JSP
9 1 (1.06%) Servlets
9 1 (1.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.38%) PMI
4 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (2.13%) Open Source
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Xbox
7 1 (1.06%) CESG
7 1 (1.06%) Blog
7 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.06%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) UNIX
2 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.26%) Windows
4 3 (3.19%) Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.47%) Scrum
3 21 (22.34%) Test Scripting
4 19 (20.21%) TDD
5 16 (17.02%) Project Management
6 14 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (13.83%) Test Strategy
8 12 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (11.70%) Test Management
10 10 (10.64%) Performance Testing
10 10 (10.64%) Regression Testing
10 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
10 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
11 9 (9.57%) Automated Testing
11 9 (9.57%) Web Development
11 9 (9.57%) Black-Box Testing
12 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (8.51%) Manual Testing
12 8 (8.51%) Time Management
13 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.34%) Java
1 21 (22.34%) SQL
2 16 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.70%) Python
4 9 (9.57%) C#
5 8 (8.51%) VBA
6 5 (5.32%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.19%) C
8 3 (3.19%) C++
8 3 (3.19%) Perl
8 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.13%) Korn
9 2 (2.13%) X++
9 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.06%) R
10 1 (1.06%) Scala
10 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (28.72%) Degree
2 11 (11.70%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.51%) ISEB
4 7 (7.45%) CISA
5 6 (6.38%) CSQA
5 6 (6.38%) PMI Certification
6 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.26%) CRISC
7 4 (4.26%) CISM
8 1 (1.06%) Sun Certification
8 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) TickIT
2 5 (5.32%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.26%) COBIT
4 3 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Puppet
1 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.19%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.06%) Control-M
3 1 (1.06%) Foglight
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) HP
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.45%) Nokia
3 7 (7.45%) Nortel
3 7 (7.45%) Ericsson
3 7 (7.45%) Oracle
4 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.06%) Verint
5 1 (1.06%) Sybase
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco
5 1 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.06%) Informatica
5 1 (1.06%) Avaya
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