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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 99 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 7 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.58% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1228 1213 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.30% 82.57% 82.26%
Number of salaries quoted 820 796 634
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 18 December 2014.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) QA
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 7 (30.43%) C#
5 6 (26.09%) Middleware
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) ArcGIS
5 6 (26.09%) Information Management
5 6 (26.09%) Web Development
5 6 (26.09%) RESTful
6 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
6 5 (21.74%) Fiddler
6 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
6 5 (21.74%) FogBugz
6 5 (21.74%) People Management
6 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Selenium
6 5 (21.74%) JIRA
6 5 (21.74%) GIS
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Bugzilla
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (13.04%) Test Planning

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (26.09%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Bugzilla
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
1 5 (21.74%) Fiddler
1 5 (21.74%) FogBugz
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Test Manager
3 7 (30.43%) Web Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Consultant
5 5 (21.74%) GIS Developer
5 5 (21.74%) GIS Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) QA Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Software Manager
6 3 (13.04%) Software Test Manager
6 3 (13.04%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) QA Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Tester
7 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
8 1 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior WinForms Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
1 8 (34.78%) SOAP
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) Middleware
3 6 (26.09%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) WinForms
4 1 (4.35%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) WPF
4 1 (4.35%) Silverlight
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) GIS
1 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Physics
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Information Management
2 6 (26.09%) Web Development
3 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Compatibility Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
3 5 (21.74%) People Management
4 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Test Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Product Management
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) TSYS