The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 91 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 17 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 0.99% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.18% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 13
Average salary £41,500 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.91% -31.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1241 1013 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.18% 83.86% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 824 635 611
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
System Testing
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
3 9 (29.03%) QA
4 8 (25.81%) RESTful
4 8 (25.81%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
4 8 (25.81%) .NET
5 7 (22.58%) ISEB
5 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
5 7 (22.58%) Selenium
6 6 (19.35%) JIRA
6 6 (19.35%) Web Development
6 6 (19.35%) Fiddler
6 6 (19.35%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
6 6 (19.35%) FogBugz
6 6 (19.35%) Bugzilla
6 6 (19.35%) XML
7 5 (16.13%) Banking
7 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
8 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Product Management
8 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
8 4 (12.90%) Information Management
8 4 (12.90%) ArcGIS
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (12.90%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) Fiddler
2 6 (19.35%) FogBugz
2 6 (19.35%) Bugzilla
2 6 (19.35%) JIRA
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.68%) GIS Developer
5 3 (9.68%) QA Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) GIS Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Release Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
1 8 (25.81%) RESTful
2 6 (19.35%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) Middleware
3 4 (12.90%) SOAP
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 2 (6.45%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
2 3 (9.68%) GIS
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Automated Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Web Development
4 6 (19.35%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Product Management
5 4 (12.90%) Information Management
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
6 2 (6.45%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) RPG IV
6 1 (3.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) TSYS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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