The median annual salary for a QA Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Engineer
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 104 94
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.54% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.56% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Median salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1119 1254 1201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 93.02% 97.59% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 708 672 765
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,822 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Glasgow

QA Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for QA Engineer in Glasgow

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, QA Engineer 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 Glasgow region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO

QA Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle