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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 11 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 4.88% 2.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 2.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £43,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
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 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 80.49% 78.72% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 27
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 22 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £43,750 -
Software Testing
Scotland

Software Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Verification Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft