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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 11 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 6.00% 11.83% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 12.64% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Average salary - £38,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.59%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
41 87 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 82.00% 93.55% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 64 39
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 23 January 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%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

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