The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Stirling region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 1.74% 4.35% 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 8.70% 8.70% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,740 £40,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £58,000 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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

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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

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Concordion
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Concordion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle