Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 10 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 2.94% 12.94% 2.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 55.00% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £18,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £28,750
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -7.41%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Fife
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 5.88% 23.53% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 2
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £33,250 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.30% +30.39% -19.05%
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,100 £23,100
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £28,300
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Fife

QA
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Fife.

Salary trend for QA in Fife

QA
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Fife region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -3 2 £40,000 +23.08%
QA
Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing QA 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 QA.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) C

QA
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XAML