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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs citing QA 54 40 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.62% 3.02% 4.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.10% 44.94% 63.86%
Number of salaries quoted 36 17 27
Average salary £43,913 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.32% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +4.57%
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
98 89 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.39% 6.72% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 48
Average salary £43,913 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.10% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,960 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £55,000 £56,000
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 22 May 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (47.25%) Finance
2 28 (30.77%) Banking
3 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (27.47%) Degree
5 24 (26.37%) SQL
6 21 (23.08%) Java
7 20 (21.98%) Scrum
7 20 (21.98%) Test Scripting
8 17 (18.68%) UNIX
9 16 (17.58%) Web Services
10 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
10 15 (16.48%) Project Management
10 15 (16.48%) TDD
11 14 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 13 (14.29%) Test Strategy
13 12 (13.19%) Automated Testing
13 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
13 12 (13.19%) HP
13 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (12.09%) Python
14 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
14 11 (12.09%) ISTQB
14 11 (12.09%) Test Management
15 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
15 10 (10.99%) Performance Testing
15 10 (10.99%) VBA
15 10 (10.99%) Service Delivery
15 10 (10.99%) Regression Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.20%) Apache
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) Drupal
3 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) GSM
1 7 (7.69%) UMTS
1 7 (7.69%) Wireless
1 7 (7.69%) 2G
1 7 (7.69%) 3G
1 7 (7.69%) WiMAX
1 7 (7.69%) RNC
1 7 (7.69%) 4G
1 7 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (7.69%) LTE
2 2 (2.20%) LDAP
3 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.40%) DTS
3 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.30%) QlikView
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) Spotfire
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.10%) VLDB
6 1 (1.10%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (9.89%) LoadRunner
3 8 (8.79%) Selenium
4 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.40%) Ant
6 3 (3.30%) Introscope
6 3 (3.30%) FitNesse
6 3 (3.30%) JIRA
6 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.20%) Hudson
7 2 (2.20%) MorphX
7 2 (2.20%) JUnit
8 1 (1.10%) TestNG
8 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (47.25%) Finance
2 28 (30.77%) Banking
3 15 (16.48%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.59%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.40%) Marketing
6 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.20%) Games
7 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) QA Engineer
2 14 (15.38%) Developer
2 14 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (8.79%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (8.79%) Test Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) RAN Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Senior RAN Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Test Manager
5 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Tester
6 5 (5.49%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.40%) Performance Test Leader
7 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Risk Manager
9 2 (2.20%) Performance Test Specialist
9 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) Web Services
2 8 (8.79%) .NET
3 7 (7.69%) JMS
3 7 (7.69%) FIXML
4 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.40%) CSS
6 3 (3.30%) HTML
6 3 (3.30%) WCF
6 3 (3.30%) REST
7 2 (2.20%) JSP
7 2 (2.20%) Servlets
7 2 (2.20%) J2EE
8 1 (1.10%) MonoGame
8 1 (1.10%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.10%) XNA
8 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) PMI
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.10%) Blog
6 1 (1.10%) CESG
6 1 (1.10%) Xbox
6 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) UNIX
2 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.40%) Linux
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.98%) Scrum
2 20 (21.98%) Test Scripting
3 15 (16.48%) Project Management
3 15 (16.48%) TDD
4 14 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 12 (13.19%) Automated Testing
6 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (12.09%) Test Management
8 10 (10.99%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.99%) Performance Testing
8 10 (10.99%) Service Delivery
8 10 (10.99%) Regression Testing
9 9 (9.89%) Risk Management
9 9 (9.89%) Black-Box Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Demand Management
10 7 (7.69%) Manual Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Time Management
11 6 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) SQL
2 21 (23.08%) Java
3 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.09%) Python
5 10 (10.99%) VBA
6 6 (6.59%) C#
7 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.30%) C
9 3 (3.30%) C++
9 3 (3.30%) Perl
10 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.20%) X++
10 2 (2.20%) Korn
11 1 (1.10%) PHP
11 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (27.47%) Degree
2 11 (12.09%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.69%) ISEB
4 6 (6.59%) CSQA
4 6 (6.59%) CISA
4 6 (6.59%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.30%) CISM
5 3 (3.30%) CRISC
6 1 (1.10%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) ISO 9001
2 5 (5.49%) TickIT
3 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.30%) COBIT
4 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.40%) Puppet
2 3 (3.30%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.20%) Control-M
3 2 (2.20%) Foglight
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) HP
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.69%) Nortel
3 7 (7.69%) Nokia
3 7 (7.69%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.20%) Informatica
4 2 (2.20%) Sybase
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco
5 1 (1.10%) IBM
5 1 (1.10%) Avaya
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Verint
5 1 (1.10%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.10%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago