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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 96 103 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 6 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.66% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.78% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.69%
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
1188 1413 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.27% 85.17% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 690 920 515
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) People Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
2 2 (16.67%) FogBugz
2 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior WinForms Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) WinForms
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) VHDL
3 1 (8.33%) Verilog
3 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) DO-178B
2 1 (8.33%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft