The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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 Job Titles advertised for the Dundee region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 17 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 1.59% 9.09% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 9.43% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £22,000 £24,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
62 53 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 98.41% 96.36% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 35 69
Average salary £38,000 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Tester
Scotland

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Tester
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Tester Salary Trend in Dundee

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited 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 Tester in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (37.50%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) Games
6 2 (25.00%) Game Development
7 1 (12.50%) New Media
7 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) System Testing
7 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Game Development
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + flexitime, remote working
Posted: 28 days ago