The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 15 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 1.61% 4.62% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 5.36% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £25,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Software Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
50 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 80.65% 86.15% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 47 32
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Dundee

Software Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP