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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing QA 6 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 10.91% 8.45% 7.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 85.71% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.23%
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
7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 12.73% 8.45% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +44.23%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

QA Salary Histogram in Dundee

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (20.00%) Android Development
5 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Games
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) JMeter

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (10.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) GWT
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Android Development
4 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Game Development
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) HP
Dundee
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago