Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 12 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.29% 10.13% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 11.11% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 3
Fife median annual salary - £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.88% -10.53%
Scotland median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.57% -6.67% +7.14%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Fife
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 56 72 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 80.00% 91.14% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 48
Fife median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £28,175
90th Percentile £48,653 £48,750 £44,688
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing 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 in Fife.

Salary trend for Software Testing 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 6 months to 24 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
Newport-on-Tay - 3 - - 1
Software Testing
Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Game Development
1 3 (100.00%) WebGL
1 3 (100.00%) Xbox
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 3 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Law

Software Testing
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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (100.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Game Development
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB