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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 163 146 157
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 17 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.45% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.48% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 1
Average salary £37,000 £24,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.16% -46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3856 2940 3366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.02% 94.26% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 1721 2514
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
QA Engineer
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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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 13 £35,750 +2.14% 1
Glasgow -13 3 £37,500 -
Dundee +3 1 £22,000 -4.34%
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QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (75.76%) Selenium
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) Python
5 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Mac OS X
7 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
8 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
9 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Puppet
9 6 (18.18%) Java
9 6 (18.18%) .NET
9 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.12%) J2EE
11 4 (12.12%) C#
11 4 (12.12%) CRM
11 4 (12.12%) HP
11 4 (12.12%) Linux
11 4 (12.12%) SQL
11 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
11 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (3.03%) Drupal
1 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (75.76%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.12%) LoadRunner
5 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (9.09%) Ranorex
6 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) Ajax
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) Symfony
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Mac OS X
3 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Scrum
2 12 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.12%) CRM
8 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (6.06%) QMS
9 2 (6.06%) Game Development
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Python
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) VBScript
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Telerik
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28 to £55 per annum - dependant on Exp
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