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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 140 140 118
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 8 21 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.64% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.79% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 23
Average salary £32,500 £47,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.85% +42.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
2611 2656 2321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.80% 81.32% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 1706 1584
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh +5 5 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Glasgow +8 3 £36,250 -
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (38.71%) SQL
1 12 (38.71%) QA
2 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
5 8 (25.81%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) C#
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) UNIX
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
8 5 (16.13%) Selenium
9 4 (12.90%) Marketing
9 4 (12.90%) OO
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle
9 4 (12.90%) SOAP
9 4 (12.90%) HTML
9 4 (12.90%) Perl
9 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.68%) People Management
10 3 (9.68%) Line Management
10 3 (9.68%) Fiddler
10 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
10 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
10 3 (9.68%) FogBugz
10 3 (9.68%) Bugzilla
10 3 (9.68%) T-SQL

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (6.45%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Endur
1 2 (6.45%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) Fiddler
2 3 (9.68%) FogBugz
2 3 (9.68%) Bugzilla
2 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (32.26%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 4 (12.90%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) GIS Developer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) GIS Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) SOAP
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) iBATIS
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) WinForms
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) WPF
5 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) Market Risk
3 2 (6.45%) GIS
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Equities
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Physics
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.90%) OO
5 3 (9.68%) People Management
5 3 (9.68%) Line Management
5 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Test Management
5 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) Information Management
6 2 (6.45%) Product Management
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.23%) RPG
8 1 (3.23%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.23%) OpenLink
3 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.23%) TSYS
3 1 (3.23%) Mantas
3 1 (3.23%) Actimize
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