The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 154 162 155
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 11 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Average salary £35,000 £25,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.25% -36.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,900 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,100 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
QA Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Scotland region.

QA Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

QA Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 7 £35,000 +37.25% 3
Glasgow +5 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (73.68%) Selenium
2 14 (73.68%) Web Services
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (52.63%) SDLC
6 8 (42.11%) System Testing
6 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Performance Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Security Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 8 (42.11%) IIS
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
7 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
7 7 (36.84%) Release Management
7 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
8 6 (31.58%) Python
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
9 4 (21.05%) VMware
9 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) EPoS
9 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
9 4 (21.05%) ISEB
10 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited QA Analyst in their job title 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 with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
2 3 (15.79%) Hudson
2 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) SDLC
3 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Performance Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Security Testing
3 8 (42.11%) System Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) Release Management
4 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) HP
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