The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Fife region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 17 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 2.74% 2.00% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.22% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
59 45 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 80.82% 90.00% 78.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 64
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £50,000 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Software Testing
Scotland

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 28 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft