The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 140 154 155
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 15 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.41% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.43% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 16
Median salary £36,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
QA Engineer
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
2781 3003 3602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.26% 95.45% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1932 2362
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
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 Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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 -1 9 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh +7 6 £36,000 +35.84%
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, QA Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (88.24%) Selenium
3 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
4 11 (64.71%) Robot Framework
4 11 (64.71%) Degree
5 9 (52.94%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) Python
7 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) Games
7 6 (35.29%) Retail
7 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
8 5 (29.41%) QA Automation
8 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 4 (23.53%) Scrum
9 4 (23.53%) SDLC
9 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (17.65%) ATDD
10 3 (17.65%) MSTest
10 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
10 3 (17.65%) BDD
10 3 (17.65%) User Stories
10 3 (17.65%) RSpec

QA Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) Robot Framework
3 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) FitNesse
4 3 (17.65%) JBehave
4 3 (17.65%) MSTest
4 3 (17.65%) RSpec
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Games
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) QA Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) ATDD
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) Use Case
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
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