The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 124 90 127
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +37
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 37 76 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 2.41% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.71% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28 53 41
Median salary £34,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2558 2806 3272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.32% 89.14% 85.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1761 2194
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Software Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -28 21 £39,250 -1.87% 5
Fife +2 8 £30,750 -31.66%
Glasgow -12 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Midlothian - 1 £20,000 -
Software Testing
UK

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.02%) Finance
3 26 (30.23%) SQL
4 23 (26.74%) ISEB
4 23 (26.74%) ISTQB
5 22 (25.58%) Degree
5 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (23.26%) QA
6 20 (23.26%) Test Automation
7 19 (22.09%) Test Scripting
8 18 (20.93%) Selenium
9 17 (19.77%) Regression Testing
10 16 (18.60%) Banking
10 16 (18.60%) Automation Testing
11 15 (17.44%) C#
12 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
12 14 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (13.95%) Test Management
13 12 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (13.95%) Java
13 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
14 11 (12.79%) System Testing
14 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
14 11 (12.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (10.47%) ETL
15 9 (10.47%) Defect Management
15 9 (10.47%) Manual Testing
15 9 (10.47%) Test Strategy
16 8 (9.30%) Information Assurance
16 8 (9.30%) Security Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) ATM
1 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) Modbus
3 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.16%) DocumentDB
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Selenium
2 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
3 12 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.30%) FitNesse
5 7 (8.14%) HP UFT
6 4 (4.65%) TestNG
7 3 (3.49%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.33%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.16%) JIRA
9 1 (1.16%) JUnit
9 1 (1.16%) Maven
9 1 (1.16%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.16%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.16%) Subversion
9 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (43.02%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Electronics
3 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.14%) Marketing
3 7 (8.14%) Retail
3 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.81%) Back Office
5 4 (4.65%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.49%) Front Office
7 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.16%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Analyst
2 24 (27.91%) Test Analyst
3 17 (19.77%) Test Leader
3 17 (19.77%) Tester
4 10 (11.63%) Software Tester
4 10 (11.63%) Test Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Software Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) QA Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) QA Tester
6 5 (5.81%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.65%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) .NET
1 6 (6.98%) Spring
2 4 (4.65%) Gherkin
2 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.16%) CSS
3 1 (1.16%) HTML
3 1 (1.16%) HTML5
3 1 (1.16%) J2EE
3 1 (1.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.81%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.81%) Contactless
3 5 (5.81%) EMV
3 5 (5.81%) Equities
3 5 (5.81%) Smartcard
3 5 (5.81%) User Experience
4 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.33%) EPoS
7 1 (1.16%) Fintech
7 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Linux
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) Test Automation
3 19 (22.09%) Test Scripting
4 17 (19.77%) Regression Testing
5 16 (18.60%) Automation Testing
6 14 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (13.95%) Test Management
8 11 (12.79%) System Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Defect Management
9 9 (10.47%) ETL
9 9 (10.47%) Manual Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Test Strategy
10 8 (9.30%) Automated Testing
10 8 (9.30%) Information Assurance
10 8 (9.30%) Security Testing
11 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.14%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (8.14%) Project Planning
11 7 (8.14%) SDLC
11 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) SQL
2 15 (17.44%) C#
3 12 (13.95%) Java
4 8 (9.30%) Python
5 4 (4.65%) C++
5 4 (4.65%) Perl
5 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (26.74%) ISEB
1 23 (26.74%) ISTQB
2 22 (25.58%) Degree
3 11 (12.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.81%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.26%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) ISO 8583
2 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 5 (5.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) HP
2 7 (8.14%) SAP
3 5 (5.81%) Sun
4 2 (2.33%) Charles River
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
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