The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 13.51% - 3.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 71.43% - 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £27,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
QA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
7 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 18.92% 16.67% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Median salary £27,500 £55,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.45% +76.19%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing QA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

QA
Salary Trend in Fife

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

QA Salary Trend in Fife

QA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Contactless
2 5 (71.43%) ISO 8583
2 5 (71.43%) EMV
2 5 (71.43%) Smartcard
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) ATM
2 5 (71.43%) SLA
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) Contactless
1 5 (71.43%) EMV
1 5 (71.43%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO 8583
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 7816
1 5 (71.43%) SLA