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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing QA 7 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 19.44% 1.79% 12.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 63.64% 11.11% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
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
11 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 30.56% 16.07% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 5
Average salary £27,500 £55,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.45% +14.43%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

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
Dunfermline, Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago