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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 92 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.55% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.97%
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
1165 1284 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.60% 84.53% 78.31%
Number of salaries quoted 688 836 520
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) FogBugz
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) Line Management
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) People Management
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Fiddler
2 3 (23.08%) FogBugz
2 3 (23.08%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior WinForms Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) VHDL
2 1 (7.69%) Verilog
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Test Management
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
2 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) Line Management
2 3 (23.08%) People Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) C++
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 6 (46.15%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
2 1 (7.69%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago