The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Testing
Rank 81 101 76
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 9 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.88% 0.087% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.11% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £32,500 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 - £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 - £48,600
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
907 948 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.32% 82.51% 77.77%
Number of salaries quoted 595 573 509
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

System Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Glasgow region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Glasgow

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 9 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) UNIX
4 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 5 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Marketing
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
8 2 (13.33%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (13.33%) Endur
8 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (13.33%) Spring
8 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Derivative
8 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (13.33%) iBATIS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (13.33%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
1 9 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) RPG Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) iBATIS
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) RPG IV
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) RPG
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) OpenLink
3 1 (6.67%) Mantas
3 1 (6.67%) Actimize
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft