Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - +18
Permanent jobs citing QA 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 12.90% 4.17% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 72.73% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Dundee median annual salary £31,500 £20,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.50% - -
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Dundee
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 17.74% 8.33% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Dundee median annual salary £31,500 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.59% +24.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £27,350 £23,550 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,250 £37,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dundee.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Dundee

QA
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Dundee.

Salary trend for QA in Dundee

QA
Salary Histogram in Dundee

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Dundee over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Dundee

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dundee region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) WebGL
3 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Protractor
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Games
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Protractor
2 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Designer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) WebGL
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL