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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 156 140 164
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.070% 0.89% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.93% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 17
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
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
2723 3007 3884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.04% 95.49% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1687 1890 2535
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 £58,100
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 3 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 -9 1 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Fife - 1 £27,500 -
QA Engineer
UK

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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 23 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (78.26%) Degree
3 15 (65.22%) Python
4 13 (56.52%) QA Automation
5 11 (47.83%) Linux
6 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
7 9 (39.13%) User Stories
7 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
7 9 (39.13%) Selenium
8 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (34.78%) SQL
9 7 (30.43%) Scrum
10 5 (21.74%) Finance
10 5 (21.74%) Java
11 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 4 (17.39%) C#
11 4 (17.39%) ISEB
11 4 (17.39%) Banking
11 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
11 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
11 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
11 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
11 4 (17.39%) SDLC
12 3 (13.04%) API Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
12 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef

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 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Ant
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
2 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) HTML5
1 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) QA Automation
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) User Stories
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) API Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Microservices
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) QMS
8 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) Tcl
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
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