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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Scotland / Fife
Rank 5 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 16.00% 14.71% 8.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.39% 20.83% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Median salary £26,500 £32,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.18% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
23 24 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 92.00% 70.59% 82.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 33
Median salary £35,000 £30,875 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.36% -28.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,349 £50,000 £48,600
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +1 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Software Testing
Scotland

Software Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Process Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (40.00%) Physics
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA