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

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 100 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.071% 1.19% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 1.37% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 3
Average salary £41,500 £44,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.21% +63.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
1230 1386 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.17% 86.73% 84.55%
Number of salaries quoted 755 896 589
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 June 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 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) FogBugz
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) DO-178B

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
3 2 (25.00%) FogBugz
3 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) VHDL
3 1 (12.50%) Verilog
3 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) DO-178B
2 1 (12.50%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
The Scottish Government
Salary: £53,918-£65,347 per year
Posted: 21 days ago