The median annual salary for a QA Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 94 92 100
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1075 1240 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.37% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 693 828 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured QA Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Edinburgh

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for QA Tester in Edinburgh

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Edinburgh
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago