The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 8 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 14.29% 7.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 8.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £33,000 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated 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 Fife region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 71.43% 89.71% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 30
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,025 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Fife

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Fife region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +2 1 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Automated Testing
Scotland

Automated Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) UNIX
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
2 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
2 11 (78.57%) RDBMS
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) MS Office
5 1 (7.14%) Device Driver

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
1 11 (78.57%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Verification Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) Software Engineer
3 10 (71.43%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) UNIX
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Manual Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago