The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dundee region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 23 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 2.70% 3.51% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 4.08% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £27,500 £25,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
Job Titles Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
73 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 98.65% 85.96% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 37
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £41,747
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Software Tester
Scotland

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Dundee region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Dundee

Software Tester
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA