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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 93 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 16 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.07% 0.47% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.56% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 15
Average salary £41,500 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.91% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,800 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £24,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
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
1245 1071 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.39% 84.66% 81.30%
Number of salaries quoted 842 687 705
Average salary £41,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.70% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) HTML
3 10 (29.41%) C#
3 10 (29.41%) QA
3 10 (29.41%) RESTful
4 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
4 9 (26.47%) .NET
4 9 (26.47%) Finance
5 8 (23.53%) Web Development
6 7 (20.59%) JIRA
6 7 (20.59%) Selenium
6 7 (20.59%) Fiddler
6 7 (20.59%) Compatibility Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
6 7 (20.59%) FogBugz
6 7 (20.59%) People Management
6 7 (20.59%) Bugzilla
6 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) XML
7 6 (17.65%) SOAP
7 6 (17.65%) ISEB
7 6 (17.65%) Middleware
7 6 (17.65%) Banking
7 6 (17.65%) ArcGIS
7 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
7 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
7 6 (17.65%) Information Management
8 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
8 5 (14.71%) GIS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (17.65%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Bugzilla
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
1 7 (20.59%) Selenium
1 7 (20.59%) Fiddler
1 7 (20.59%) FogBugz
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Web Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Test Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) GIS Developer
5 5 (14.71%) GIS Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) QA Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Release Manager
7 3 (8.82%) Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Junior
8 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.88%) QA Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) RESTful
3 9 (26.47%) .NET
4 7 (20.59%) Web Services
4 7 (20.59%) XML
5 6 (17.65%) SOAP
5 6 (17.65%) Middleware
6 2 (5.88%) Ajax
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) XSLT
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 2 (5.88%) CSS3
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.94%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.94%) WCF
7 1 (2.94%) WPF
7 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.71%) GIS
3 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.94%) Physics
5 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Web Development
4 7 (20.59%) Compatibility Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
4 7 (20.59%) People Management
5 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 6 (17.65%) Information Management
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.76%) Analytics
7 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.76%) Product Management
8 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Validation
9 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) JavaScript
2 10 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) TSYS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle