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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 19 13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee - 5.41% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.70% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £22,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
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
49 46 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 73.13% 62.16% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 16
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,995
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP