The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 153 152 171
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 5 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +56.86%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
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
2756 3039 3557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.13% 95.30% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1954 2348
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -4 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Edinburgh +7 1 £19,000 -45.71%
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, QA Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) System Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Android
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DocumentDB
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Android
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft