The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 5.97% 16.22% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Dundee region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 5.97% 16.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 0
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

QA
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

QA Salary Trend in Dundee

QA
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Dundee

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 6 (60.00%) Games
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Android
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) OO

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (20.00%) Hudson
3 2 (20.00%) FishEye
3 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (60.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Release Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Online Games
1 2 (20.00%) Social Gaming
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Game Development
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago