The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 37 36
Permanent jobs citing QA 0 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 1.22% 3.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 21.05% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
QA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
0 19 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 5.79% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 15
Average salary - £41,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.29%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

QA
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

QA Salary Trend in Aberdeen

QA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 4 (66.67%) QMS
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 4 (66.67%) QMS
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
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