The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 18 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 2.94% 1.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 1.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +14.81%
Software Tester
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
62 64 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 91.18% 86.49% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 45 24
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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