The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 137 144 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 23 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.62% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.74% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 18
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,800 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
System 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
2911 3107 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.80% 83.21% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1827 2000 1661
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

System Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing System Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

System Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

System Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +5 7 - - 1
Edinburgh -12 6 £38,500 -7.22%
Stirling - 6 £30,250 -
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 -
Dundee - 1 £20,000 -
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) SDLC
3 19 (45.24%) Finance
4 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 18 (42.86%) Java
4 18 (42.86%) SQL
5 17 (40.48%) UNIX
6 16 (38.10%) Degree
7 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
8 14 (33.33%) Big Data
8 14 (33.33%) Apache
8 14 (33.33%) TDD
9 13 (30.95%) Linux
10 12 (28.57%) CSS
10 12 (28.57%) Python
10 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 12 (28.57%) HTML
11 11 (26.19%) MySQL
11 11 (26.19%) OO
11 11 (26.19%) Content Management
11 11 (26.19%) Spring
11 11 (26.19%) Maven
11 11 (26.19%) Subversion
11 11 (26.19%) OOD
11 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
11 11 (26.19%) QA
11 11 (26.19%) Selenium
11 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
11 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Security Testing

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (33.33%) Apache
2 10 (23.81%) IIS
2 10 (23.81%) Mule
3 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.90%) JBoss
4 5 (11.90%) Mule ESB
5 4 (9.52%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Magento
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Big Data
2 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
2 11 (26.19%) MySQL
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.52%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Subversion
1 11 (26.19%) Maven
1 11 (26.19%) Selenium
2 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.81%) Ant
2 10 (23.81%) IntelliJ
3 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.90%) Mockito
4 5 (11.90%) JUnit
5 3 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.38%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) FindBugs
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) Java Developer
4 12 (28.57%) Test Analyst
5 10 (23.81%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (21.43%) Tester
7 8 (19.05%) QA Analyst
7 8 (19.05%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
8 7 (16.67%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 7 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (14.29%) Automation Tester
10 5 (11.90%) Senior Automation Tester
10 5 (11.90%) Senior QA Tester
10 5 (11.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (11.90%) Senior Tester
10 5 (11.90%) QA Tester
10 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
11 4 (9.52%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) HTML
1 12 (28.57%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) Spring
3 10 (23.81%) J2EE
3 10 (23.81%) Web Services
4 7 (16.67%) XML
5 6 (14.29%) XSLT
6 5 (11.90%) JAXB
6 5 (11.90%) JSP
6 5 (11.90%) JSTL
7 4 (9.52%) OpenMP
8 3 (7.14%) jQuery
9 2 (4.76%) JSON
10 1 (2.38%) RESTful
10 1 (2.38%) HTML5
10 1 (2.38%) CSS3
10 1 (2.38%) LESS
10 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
3 4 (9.52%) Statistics
3 4 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 3 (7.14%) Derivative
4 3 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (7.14%) Market Risk
5 2 (4.76%) EPoS
5 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) UNIX
2 13 (30.95%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (54.76%) SDLC
3 14 (33.33%) TDD
4 11 (26.19%) Content Management
4 11 (26.19%) OOD
4 11 (26.19%) OO
4 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
4 11 (26.19%) Unit Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Security Testing
5 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Business Analysis
5 10 (23.81%) Server Building
6 9 (21.43%) Software Delivery
6 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Release Management
7 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Java
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) Python
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (2.38%) C
5 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (9.52%) Informatica
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) Sybase