The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 160 163 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.097% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £20,000 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3752 2922 3353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.01% 94.35% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2440 1703 2491
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 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
QA Tester
UK

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Scotland

QA Tester
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 Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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 - 7 £20,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £20,000 -
QA Tester
UK

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) System Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Product Management
3 4 (33.33%) SaaS
3 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited QA Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) System Testing
1 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Product Management
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £28 - £55 per annum, Benefits: dependant on Exp
Posted: 10 days ago