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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 9.09% 17.81% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 9.09% 17.81% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
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 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Dundee

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Games
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 2 (22.22%) MySQL
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) SMTP
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Social Gaming
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SMTP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) FishEye
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (55.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Release Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Social Gaming
1 2 (22.22%) Online Games
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Games
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Game Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix