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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 8 10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife - 18.60% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 20.00% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 2
Median salary - £30,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -31.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,625 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.78% -2.77%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 23 40 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 88.46% 93.02% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 27 25
Median salary £38,569 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.43% -16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,926 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing

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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Process Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA