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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 14 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 5.56% 8.05% 1.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 87.50% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% +104.54%
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 Dundee region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 13.89% 9.20% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +104.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) CSS

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Game Development
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago