Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 - +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 16.95% 2.83% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 90.91% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Dundee median annual salary £55,000 - -
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +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 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 18.64% 8.49% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Dundee median annual salary £55,000 £45,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.22% - -
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year - +1.80% +3.09%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for QA in Dundee

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) Games
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 4 (40.00%) Time Management
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Protractor
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (10.00%) Game Development
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Wiki
5 1 (10.00%) Blog
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing

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 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Protractor
2 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Designer
1 4 (40.00%) Lead Designer
1 4 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Games Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Blog
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Game Development
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter