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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 153 164 161
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 5 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.28% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £43,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
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
2946 3783 3031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.03% 94.74% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 2471 1793
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,275 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +3 2 £45,000 +20.00%
West Lothian - 2 £40,750 - 1
Edinburgh +10 1 - - 1
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (20.00%) XPath
7 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (20.00%) Release Management
7 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (20.00%) System Testing
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) Hudson
7 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) User Stories
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (20.00%) Hudson
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) XPath
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) HP
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