The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 143 155 155
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 27 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.15% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.16% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3495 3104 2938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.77% 95.27% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2047 2046
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

QA Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

QA Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

QA Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

QA Engineer
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 Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Edinburgh +6 16 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Glasgow - 8 £29,250 - 1
Fife - 2 - -
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (55.56%) Selenium
3 17 (37.78%) Python
4 16 (35.56%) Scrum
4 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (31.11%) Windows
6 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
7 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 11 (24.44%) Puppet
8 11 (24.44%) WebDriver
8 11 (24.44%) Mac OS X
8 11 (24.44%) SQL
8 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (24.44%) Regression Testing
9 10 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (22.22%) Java
10 8 (17.78%) Degree
10 8 (17.78%) Manual Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
11 7 (15.56%) Finance
11 7 (15.56%) UNIX
12 6 (13.33%) JMS
12 6 (13.33%) FIXML
12 6 (13.33%) C++
12 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
12 6 (13.33%) VBA
13 5 (11.11%) .NET

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited QA Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Selenium
2 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (24.44%) WebDriver
4 10 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (6.67%) Ranorex
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.67%) Ant
5 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.22%) Hudson
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) JMS
1 6 (13.33%) FIXML
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Mac OS X
3 7 (15.56%) UNIX
4 4 (8.89%) Linux
5 3 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Scrum
1 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 14 (31.11%) Test Scripting
4 11 (24.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Regression Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Manual Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Web Testing
8 3 (6.67%) TDD
8 3 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Validation
9 2 (4.44%) Analytics
9 2 (4.44%) Product Management
9 2 (4.44%) Test Management
10 1 (2.22%) Load Testing
10 1 (2.22%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) Python
2 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) C++
4 6 (13.33%) VBA
5 4 (8.89%) C#
5 4 (8.89%) VBScript
5 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) C
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
1 3 (6.67%) Telerik
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Dell
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