The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 11.76% 5.88% 3.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 66.67% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Median salary £75,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £41,333 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
8 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 23.53% 8.82% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 13
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £67,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -44.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,450 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of job ads across the Stirling region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Stirling region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Content Management
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Mobile
1 6 (85.71%) Biometrics
1 6 (85.71%) CMS
1 6 (85.71%) Games
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
1 6 (85.71%) PhoneGap
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
1 6 (85.71%) Software Delivery
1 6 (85.71%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection

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Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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 6 (85.71%) CMS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Designer
1 5 (71.43%) Lead Designer
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) PhoneGap
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Biometrics
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Content Management
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
1 6 (85.71%) Software Delivery
1 6 (85.71%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Kanban
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
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