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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland / Fife
Rank 8 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 4.35% - 19.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Median salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%

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
1 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 4.35% 7.89% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 13
Median salary - £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) EMV
2 6 (60.00%) Chip and PIN
2 6 (60.00%) Smartcard
3 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) QMS
5 1 (10.00%) Confluence
5 1 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Physics
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

QA
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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) QA Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Chip and PIN
1 6 (60.00%) EMV
1 6 (60.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Physics
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) QMS
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft