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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 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 27 35 51
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -9
Permanent jobs citing QA 134 84 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.63% 5.91% 4.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.10% 37.50% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 23
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,975 £28,050
25th Percentile £41,813 £36,250 £31,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
75th Percentile £64,688 £48,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £54,700 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £42,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +30.95% -11.58% +12.63%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 326 224 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.56% 15.75% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 132 110 61
10th Percentile £26,525 £29,700 £29,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,000 £40,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.76% +1.23% -12.90%
75th Percentile £62,500 £52,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,425 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £48,763 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +14.74% -3.41% -2.22%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Glasgow

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Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing QA in Glasgow.

Salary trend for QA in Glasgow

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Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing QA in Glasgow over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for QA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for QA.

1 85 (63.43%) Agile
2 69 (51.49%) Microsoft
3 61 (45.52%) DevOps
4 59 (44.03%) Azure
5 56 (41.79%) Python
6 55 (41.04%) Java
7 51 (38.06%) AWS
8 48 (35.82%) Analytics
9 47 (35.07%) Mentoring
10 45 (33.58%) Data Analytics
11 43 (32.09%) Spring
11 43 (32.09%) Information Security
12 41 (30.60%) Cybersecurity
13 37 (27.61%) Machine Learning
13 37 (27.61%) Big Data
13 37 (27.61%) Data Architecture
13 37 (27.61%) Games
13 37 (27.61%) Security Management
13 37 (27.61%) Algorithms
13 37 (27.61%) GCP
13 37 (27.61%) Threat Analysis
13 37 (27.61%) SFIA
13 37 (27.61%) Data Engineering
13 37 (27.61%) Data Science
14 32 (23.88%) SQL
14 32 (23.88%) Test Automation
15 30 (22.39%) Social Skills
16 28 (20.90%) Software Testing
17 26 (19.40%) JIRA
18 25 (18.66%) Finance

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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 7 (5.22%) Confluence
2 5 (3.73%) Apache
3 3 (2.24%) nginx
3 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (5.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) SAP APO
1 6 (4.48%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 59 (44.03%) Azure
2 51 (38.06%) AWS
3 37 (27.61%) GCP
4 6 (4.48%) Azure DevOps
5 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.73%) SaaS
6 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.49%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.49%) Trello
7 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.75%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.75%) GitHub
7 1 (0.75%) NuGet
7 1 (0.75%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.61%) Big Data
2 25 (18.66%) Relational Database
3 15 (11.19%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.24%) DB2
6 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.24%) Redis
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.49%) Power BI
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Ignite
8 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.75%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.75%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.75%) QlikView
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (19.40%) JIRA
2 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.46%) Selenium
4 9 (6.72%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.22%) Cypress.io
5 7 (5.22%) Postman
5 7 (5.22%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.48%) JMeter
6 6 (4.48%) Protractor
6 6 (4.48%) Rational Quality Manager
6 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (4.48%) Zephyr
7 5 (3.73%) Bitbucket
7 5 (3.73%) TestCafe
8 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.49%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.75%) JUnit
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (27.61%) Games
2 30 (22.39%) Social Skills
3 25 (18.66%) Finance
4 21 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (11.94%) Publishing
6 9 (6.72%) Retail
7 8 (5.97%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (4.48%) Advertising
9 4 (2.99%) Banking
9 4 (2.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (2.24%) Front Office
10 3 (2.24%) Law
11 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.49%) Marketing
11 2 (1.49%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (1.49%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.75%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 37 (27.61%) Trainee
2 14 (10.45%) Developer
2 14 (10.45%) Test Engineer
3 13 (9.70%) Quality Engineer
4 8 (5.97%) Graduate
5 7 (5.22%) Python Developer
5 7 (5.22%) Software Quality Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) Administrator
6 6 (4.48%) Data Administrator
6 6 (4.48%) Master Data Administrator
6 6 (4.48%) QA Leader
6 6 (4.48%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.73%) Analyst
7 5 (3.73%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
7 5 (3.73%) Python Team Leader
7 5 (3.73%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.24%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.24%) Junior Applications Support
8 3 (2.24%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (32.09%) Spring
2 17 (12.69%) REST
3 15 (11.19%) AngularJS
4 14 (10.45%) .NET
5 12 (8.96%) Django
5 12 (8.96%) SAML
6 8 (5.97%) React
6 8 (5.97%) Web Services
7 7 (5.22%) HTML
7 7 (5.22%) HTML5
7 7 (5.22%) JSON
7 7 (5.22%) RESTful
8 6 (4.48%) CSS
9 5 (3.73%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (3.73%) OLE
10 4 (2.99%) Spring Boot
11 3 (2.24%) Celery
11 3 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.24%) SOAP
12 2 (1.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (27.61%) Algorithms
2 15 (11.19%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (9.70%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.97%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.48%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.48%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.73%) Tandem
7 3 (2.24%) e-Health
7 3 (2.24%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.49%) Hackathon
8 2 (1.49%) IoT
8 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.49%) User Experience
9 1 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.75%) Equities
9 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.46%) Windows
2 7 (5.22%) Linux
3 3 (2.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.24%) Ubuntu
3 3 (2.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (63.43%) Agile
2 61 (45.52%) DevOps
3 48 (35.82%) Analytics
4 47 (35.07%) Mentoring
5 45 (33.58%) Data Analytics
6 43 (32.09%) Information Security
7 41 (30.60%) Cybersecurity
8 37 (27.61%) Data Architecture
8 37 (27.61%) Data Engineering
8 37 (27.61%) Data Science
8 37 (27.61%) Machine Learning
8 37 (27.61%) Security Management
8 37 (27.61%) SFIA
8 37 (27.61%) Threat Analysis
9 32 (23.88%) Test Automation
10 28 (20.90%) Software Testing
11 24 (17.91%) CI/CD
12 22 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (15.67%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (15.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.79%) Python
2 55 (41.04%) Java
3 32 (23.88%) SQL
4 13 (9.70%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.96%) C#
6 7 (5.22%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.99%) C++
7 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.99%) VB
8 2 (1.49%) C
8 2 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) Bash
9 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (10.45%) Degree
2 10 (7.46%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) ISO 14001
1 8 (5.97%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.75%) EMIR
2 1 (0.75%) GMP
2 1 (0.75%) Good Clinical Practice
2 1 (0.75%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (8.21%) Docker
2 3 (2.24%) KVM
3 1 (0.75%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) HP ALM
1 6 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.73%) Ansible
3 3 (2.24%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.24%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.97%) Google
2 8 (5.97%) IBM
2 8 (5.97%) Oracle
3 7 (5.22%) Okta
4 6 (4.48%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.48%) HP
4 6 (4.48%) SAP
4 6 (4.48%) Verint
5 3 (2.24%) Sybase
6 1 (0.75%) Databricks
6 1 (0.75%) Pega
6 1 (0.75%) Perforce