The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 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 Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 153 157
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,800 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £36,250 £40,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2533 2735 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.57% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1571 1895
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Scotland

QA Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for QA Analyst in Scotland

QA Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram for QA Analyst in Scotland

QA Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Dundee - 1 £20,000 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, QA Analyst 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 Scotland region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Protractor
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
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