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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 127 115
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 1.18% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.31% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 18
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,300 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,800 £38,950
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
1983 2672 2689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.40% 90.36% 88.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1728 1769
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,300 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +18 26 £37,500 - 3
Fife +2 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Glasgow +10 1 £40,000 +14.28%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Software Testing
UK

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 30 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (43.33%) Finance
4 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
5 21 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (30.00%) Cucumber
7 17 (28.33%) Selenium
7 17 (28.33%) HP UFT
7 17 (28.33%) Defect Management
8 16 (26.67%) SQL
8 16 (26.67%) SpecFlow
9 15 (25.00%) Gherkin
9 15 (25.00%) C#
9 15 (25.00%) ISEB
10 13 (21.67%) Java
10 13 (21.67%) Integration Testing
11 11 (18.33%) Test Strategy
12 10 (16.67%) Manual Testing
12 10 (16.67%) Degree
13 9 (15.00%) ISTQB
13 9 (15.00%) Linux
13 9 (15.00%) Python
14 8 (13.33%) .NET
14 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (13.33%) Automation Testing
15 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
15 7 (11.67%) FitNesse
15 7 (11.67%) QA
16 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (10.00%) Waterfall

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 4 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 17 (28.33%) HP UFT
2 17 (28.33%) Selenium
3 16 (26.67%) SpecFlow
4 7 (11.67%) FitNesse
5 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (5.00%) Bugzilla
7 3 (5.00%) JIRA
8 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.33%) Robot Framework
8 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.67%) JUnit
9 1 (1.67%) Maven
9 1 (1.67%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (43.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Electronics
2 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
1 20 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) Test Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Test Leader
4 8 (13.33%) Tester
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 4 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Graduate
6 3 (5.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Junior
6 3 (5.00%) Junior Software Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Junior Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Manual Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 8 (13.33%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) CSS
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) JSON
4 2 (3.33%) Node.js
4 2 (3.33%) REST
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.67%) J2EE
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
5 1 (1.67%) RESTful
5 1 (1.67%) Spring
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Physics
5 1 (1.67%) EPoS
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Android
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (28.33%) Defect Management
5 13 (21.67%) Integration Testing
6 11 (18.33%) Test Strategy
7 10 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 8 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.00%) SDLC
10 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
11 5 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
11 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery
11 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
12 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.67%) Data Management
12 4 (6.67%) Scrum
12 4 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 15 (25.00%) C#
3 13 (21.67%) Java
4 9 (15.00%) Python
5 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) ISEB
2 10 (16.67%) Degree
3 9 (15.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
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