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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.80% 0.72% 2.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.53% 15.38% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £30,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.46% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £44,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £44,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
19 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.57% 4.69% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 21
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 17 September 2014, 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 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (14.29%) PDA
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PDA
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
Aberdeen
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