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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 117 97 120
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 70 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 2.10% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.32% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19 52 40
Median salary £34,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,500 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2249 3017 3130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.74% 90.55% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1901 2011
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -3 21 £34,000 -16.56% 1
Fife - 5 £31,500 -
Glasgow +1 2 - - 1
Angus - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
UK

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.84%) Finance
3 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
3 20 (29.85%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (26.87%) Cucumber
5 17 (25.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (23.88%) QA
6 16 (23.88%) HP UFT
6 16 (23.88%) Defect Management
7 14 (20.90%) Regression Testing
7 14 (20.90%) Automation Testing
8 13 (19.40%) Test Strategy
8 13 (19.40%) ISEB
8 13 (19.40%) SQL
8 13 (19.40%) Degree
8 13 (19.40%) ISTQB
9 12 (17.91%) Test Scripting
9 12 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (16.42%) Gherkin
11 10 (14.93%) SpecFlow
11 10 (14.93%) Test Management
12 9 (13.43%) Selenium
13 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
13 8 (11.94%) Manual Testing
13 8 (11.94%) C#
14 7 (10.45%) System Testing
14 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
14 7 (10.45%) SDLC
15 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) ATM
2 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Cucumber
2 16 (23.88%) HP UFT
3 12 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (14.93%) SpecFlow
5 9 (13.43%) Selenium
6 5 (7.46%) FitNesse
7 4 (5.97%) Bugzilla
8 3 (4.48%) JIRA
9 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.99%) JUnit
9 2 (2.99%) Maven
9 2 (2.99%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.49%) Robot Framework
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.49%) Subversion
10 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Electronics
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Analyst
2 20 (29.85%) Test Analyst
3 16 (23.88%) Tester
4 15 (22.39%) Test Leader
5 13 (19.40%) Test Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Software Tester
7 5 (7.46%) QA Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Team Leader
7 5 (7.46%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (5.97%) Junior
8 4 (5.97%) Junior Software Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Junior Tester
8 4 (5.97%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) QA Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Software Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Software QA Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Manual Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Gherkin
2 5 (7.46%) .NET
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) HTML5
3 2 (2.99%) J2EE
3 2 (2.99%) Spring
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) JSON
4 1 (1.49%) REST
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.48%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.99%) EPoS
7 1 (1.49%) Contactless
7 1 (1.49%) EMV
7 1 (1.49%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Android
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) Test Automation
3 17 (25.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (23.88%) Defect Management
5 14 (20.90%) Automation Testing
5 14 (20.90%) Regression Testing
6 13 (19.40%) Test Strategy
7 12 (17.91%) Test Scripting
8 10 (14.93%) Test Management
9 8 (11.94%) Manual Testing
10 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
10 7 (10.45%) SDLC
10 7 (10.45%) System Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Automated Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.96%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (8.96%) ETL
12 5 (7.46%) Coaching
12 5 (7.46%) Prototyping
13 4 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) C#
3 4 (5.97%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
1 13 (19.40%) ISEB
1 13 (19.40%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 7816
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) HP
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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