The median annual salary for a QA Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 140 - 155
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.044% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £30,000 - £36,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  

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 2187 2757 2952
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 96.01% 94.81% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1793 1823
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 £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,964
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 23 March 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 - 1 £30,000 -
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA