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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 12 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 7.27% 2.82% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.12% 3.17% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
33 63 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 60.00% 88.73% 85.11%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 28
Average salary £42,926 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £150,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
1 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
1 10 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Linux

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) RDBMS
1 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 10 (83.33%) Verification Engineer
3 9 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C++