The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 99 86 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 1.48% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.73% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 5
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +72.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £33,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
System Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1316 1270 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.68% 85.58% 85.15%
Number of salaries quoted 840 842 647
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

System Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Edinburgh region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) EPoS
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
3 1 (7.69%) FindBugs
3 1 (7.69%) FogBugz
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Checkstyle
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Quality Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) LESS
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) VHDL
3 1 (7.69%) Verilog
3 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Content Management
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Code Coverage
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
2 1 (7.69%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle