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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 6.00% 13.98% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 92.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £31,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
7 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 14.00% 15.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Online Games
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Social Gaming
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) OOP
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) SMTP
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Games
4 2 (28.57%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Online Games
1 2 (28.57%) Social Gaming
1 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Games
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP