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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 152 136 164
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 7 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.78% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.81% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 14
Median salary £35,500 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.93% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
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
2691 2952 3728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.63% 95.47% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1623 1868 2447
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £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
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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 -16 5 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Edinburgh -8 1 £36,000 +50.00%
Fife - 1 £27,500 -
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (89.47%) Degree
3 12 (63.16%) Python
4 11 (57.89%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
5 10 (52.63%) QA Automation
6 9 (47.37%) Selenium
7 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 7 (36.84%) User Stories
8 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) Scrum
10 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
10 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
10 4 (21.05%) Robot Framework
10 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
11 3 (15.79%) SaaS
11 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
11 3 (15.79%) API Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
11 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (15.79%) JUnit
12 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
12 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
12 2 (10.53%) Finance
12 2 (10.53%) Java
12 2 (10.53%) ISEB
12 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
12 2 (10.53%) Banking

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 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) Robot Framework
3 3 (15.79%) JUnit
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) QA Automation
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) User Stories
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.79%) API Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.26%) QMS
8 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Python
2 11 (57.89%) Bash Shell
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
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