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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 12 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 5.13% 2.44% 5.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 2.70% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
37 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 94.87% 90.24% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 29
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +44.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Fife region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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 +1 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Software Testing
Scotland

Software Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Python

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Fife region citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Python