The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dundee region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 15 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 5.00% 1.82% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 2.08% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £25,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
49 48 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 81.67% 87.27% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 48
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -3.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Software Testing
Scotland

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 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (57.14%) Java
1 8 (57.14%) HP
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
1 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (42.86%) Firmware
2 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) QA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
2 6 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Test Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Test Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Products Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (42.86%) Firmware
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + flexitime, remote working
Posted: 26 days ago