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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing QA 12 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 16.00% 7.14% 16.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 85.71% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 5
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
14 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 18.67% 7.14% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 5
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
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
Salary Histogram in Dundee

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Dundee region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Dundee

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Degree
3 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
6 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
6 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
6 5 (35.71%) Ranorex
6 5 (35.71%) JMeter
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) Games
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) Android
8 3 (21.43%) HTML5
8 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
8 3 (21.43%) CSS3
9 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Web Development
9 2 (14.29%) Android Development
9 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
9 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
9 2 (14.29%) SDLC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JMeter
1 5 (35.71%) Ranorex
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) GWT
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Android Development
5 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Appcelerator
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