The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 55 48
Rank change year-on-year -20 -7  
Permanent jobs citing QA 28 64 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.34% 5.01% 4.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 50.00% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 32
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -0.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,200 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £55,000 £45,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 98 128 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 8.17% 10.02% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 43 60 96
Median salary £50,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.13% -12.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £59,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Glasgow

QA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for QA in Glasgow

QA
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for QA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for QA.

1 39 (67.24%) SQL
2 26 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (41.38%) PL/SQL
4 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.21%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (32.76%) Java
7 19 (32.76%) Test Planning
8 18 (31.03%) Scorecard
8 18 (31.03%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (31.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 18 (31.03%) Data Analysis
9 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
10 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
10 12 (20.69%) Web Services
11 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
12 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
13 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
13 9 (15.52%) BDD
13 9 (15.52%) Degree
13 9 (15.52%) Selenium
13 9 (15.52%) Banking
13 9 (15.52%) Oracle
14 8 (13.79%) TDD
14 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
14 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (12.07%) Scrum
16 6 (10.34%) Subversion
16 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
16 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration

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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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.21%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (31.03%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (31.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Selenium
2 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
3 6 (10.34%) Subversion
4 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.90%) Moq
5 4 (6.90%) NUnit
5 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.17%) Appium
7 2 (3.45%) JUnit
7 2 (3.45%) Maven
7 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.72%) Ant
8 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.72%) Hudson
8 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.72%) Mockito
8 1 (1.72%) tSQLt
General
1 9 (15.52%) Banking
2 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Tester
6 4 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.45%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Web Services
2 6 (10.34%) RESTful
3 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 5 (8.62%) Gherkin
3 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.62%) JMS
3 5 (8.62%) SOAP
3 5 (8.62%) Spring
3 5 (8.62%) XML
4 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.90%) Apache CXF
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.90%) Entity Framework
4 4 (6.90%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (6.90%) XML Schema
5 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.45%) CSS
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Unix
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (32.76%) Test Planning
4 18 (31.03%) Data Analysis
4 18 (31.03%) Scorecard
5 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
6 11 (18.97%) Unit Testing
7 9 (15.52%) BDD
7 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (13.79%) TDD
9 7 (12.07%) Scrum
10 6 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (10.34%) MVC
10 6 (10.34%) OO
10 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.34%) User Stories
11 5 (8.62%) Defect Management
11 5 (8.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 39 (67.24%) SQL
2 24 (41.38%) PL/SQL
3 19 (32.76%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) Groovy
4 5 (8.62%) Scala
5 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.45%) Clojure
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) MCAD
2 3 (5.17%) MCSD
2 3 (5.17%) MCTS
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) Informatica
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.72%) Sybase
4 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £29,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago