Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland > Dundee
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 23 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - +23
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 10.61% 5.00% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 80.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Dundee median annual salary £30,000 £20,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 14 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 21.21% 6.25% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Dundee median annual salary £30,000 £20,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -42.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,325 £19,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £35,675 £21,000 £37,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% -

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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for QA in Dundee

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) WebGL
3 3 (42.86%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working

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 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) WebGL
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft