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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 89 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 4 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 1.05% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.22% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
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
1171 1393 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.87% 86.25% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 704 907 524
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (20.00%) Fiddler
3 2 (20.00%) FogBugz
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior WinForms Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (10.00%) VHDL
3 1 (10.00%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Server Building
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (10.00%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago