The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 9 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 10.00% - 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.63% - 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Median salary £31,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software 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
43 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 86.00% 88.10% 88.10%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 29
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £43,640
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Fife

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Fife region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Fife

Software Testing
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Fife region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 2 £33,500 -
Software Testing
Scotland

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Robot Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Contactless
5 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 7816
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (7.69%) EMV
5 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless

Software Testing
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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) ATM
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.69%) Robot Framework
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Verification Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Verification Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
1 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Contactless
2 1 (7.69%) EMV
2 1 (7.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Automation Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 8583
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 7816
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA