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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 8.70% 1.80% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 83.33% 18.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.79% -
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
12 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 10.43% 9.91% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £85,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.50% +3.89%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) Software Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (41.67%) Release Management
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Reference Data
4 5 (41.67%) UniData
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) C
4 5 (41.67%) Control-M
4 5 (41.67%) Data Management
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Global One
5 4 (33.33%) Equities
5 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
5 4 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (33.33%) Information Management
5 4 (33.33%) GoldenSource
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE

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Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
1 4 (33.33%) Mule
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) UniData
General
1 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) JMS
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
1 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Reference Data
2 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 4 (33.33%) Equities
2 4 (33.33%) Derivative
2 4 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Release Management
2 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Validation
3 4 (33.33%) Information Management
3 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 4 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) Business Development
3 4 (33.33%) WFM
3 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (33.33%) Line Management
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) C
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 4 (33.33%) GoldenSource
3 1 (8.33%) Reuters
3 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago