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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 87 99 101
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 8 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.44% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.50% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +12.99%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
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
1168 1205 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.12% 88.21% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 754 717 946
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016, 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 (72.73%) Finance
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
1 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Project Planning
2 7 (63.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Manufacturing
2 7 (63.64%) Electronics
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (63.64%) Programme Management
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (9.09%) JAX-WS
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Checkstyle
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Checkstyle
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) FindBugs
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Electronics
2 7 (63.64%) Manufacturing
2 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) CMS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) JAX-WS
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) LESS
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Digital Marketing
2 7 (63.64%) Programme Management
2 7 (63.64%) Project Planning
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Fortify
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
Edinburgh
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 30% Benefits (£47k package)
Posted: 18 days ago