The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 8.16% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 10.20% 1.05% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

QA
Salary Trend in Stirling

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

QA Salary Trend in Stirling

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 11 (64.71%) SQL
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 10 (58.82%) Banking
2 10 (58.82%) Software Delivery
2 10 (58.82%) SDLC
3 9 (52.94%) Web Development
3 9 (52.94%) Validation
3 9 (52.94%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (35.29%) Data Management
6 5 (29.41%) UniData
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Marketing
6 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 5 (29.41%) C
6 5 (29.41%) MS Project
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) PMP
6 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
6 5 (29.41%) Internet
6 5 (29.41%) Control-M
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Global One
6 5 (29.41%) User Experience
6 5 (29.41%) Waterfall

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (23.53%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) UniData
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
General
1 10 (58.82%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Marketing
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) J2EE
1 4 (23.53%) JMS
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
1 4 (23.53%) Spring
1 4 (23.53%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) User Experience
3 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (23.53%) Fixed Income
3 4 (23.53%) Equities
3 4 (23.53%) Derivative
3 4 (23.53%) Wiki
3 4 (23.53%) Reference Data
4 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 10 (58.82%) Software Delivery
2 10 (58.82%) SDLC
3 9 (52.94%) Validation
3 9 (52.94%) Web Development
4 6 (35.29%) Data Management
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
6 4 (23.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (23.53%) Line Management
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) C
4 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) PMP
1 5 (29.41%) PMI Certification
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) TIBCO
3 4 (23.53%) GoldenSource
4 2 (11.76%) Reuters
4 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg