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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 94 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 1.23% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.52% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £49,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £38,750 £46,650
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £46,500 £51,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,100
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +5.95%
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
970 1055 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 87.86% 81.22% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 645 681 381
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 5 March 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) Market Risk
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) iBATIS
6 2 (14.29%) JIRA
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Derivative
6 2 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (7.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (7.14%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) iBATIS
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Market Risk
2 2 (14.29%) Derivative
2 2 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) RPG
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
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