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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 7 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 18.18% 5.56% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.51% 6.06% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Median salary £30,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.66% -5.26%
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
41 33 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 93.18% 91.67% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 46
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £70,000 £42,926
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 11 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 5 (38.46%) EMV
2 5 (38.46%) Smartcard
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) ATM
2 5 (38.46%) SLA
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
2 5 (38.46%) ISO 8583
2 5 (38.46%) Contactless
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) ATM
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
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 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) Contactless
2 5 (38.46%) EMV
2 5 (38.46%) Smartcard
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO 8583
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 7816
1 5 (38.46%) QA
1 5 (38.46%) SLA