The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 9.52% - 2.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £30,250 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +3.89%
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
5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 11.90% 2.33% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £37,800 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Fife region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Fife

QA
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Fife region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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 - 3 £33,000 - 1
QA
Scotland

QA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Fife region citing QA 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 QA.

1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Fife region citing QA 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 QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Validation Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Product Management
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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