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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 4.35% 1.67% 7.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,000 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £22,000 £25,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £38,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+6.57% -0.65%
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
6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 8.70% 3.33% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £47,000 £32,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.51% +36.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £24,150 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £25,600 £41,350
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 17 April 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 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Games
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Game Development
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (16.67%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Game Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) HP