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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 135 118 130
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 17 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 1.44% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.77% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 9
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +75.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,750 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £62,500 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
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
2543 3114 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 86.12% 81.28% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 2068 1489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
West Lothian - 6 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh +8 5 £41,500 -14.43% 2
Glasgow -26 3 £45,000 -3.22%
Stirling -4 2 £32,500 -
Fife - 1 - -
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) QA
3 13 (46.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Selenium
4 12 (42.86%) Finance
5 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 11 (39.29%) Automated Testing
6 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
7 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
7 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
7 9 (32.14%) Security Testing
7 9 (32.14%) IIS
7 9 (32.14%) Web Services
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) Software Delivery
8 8 (28.57%) Release Management
9 7 (25.00%) Python
10 6 (21.43%) ISEB
10 6 (21.43%) JIRA
11 5 (17.86%) OO
11 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 4 (14.29%) Linux
12 4 (14.29%) UNIX
12 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
12 4 (14.29%) Degree
12 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
12 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 4 (14.29%) Test Management

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (32.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Mule ESB
2 2 (7.14%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
3 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Fiddler
3 2 (7.14%) FogBugz
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Mockito
4 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Avionics
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
1 12 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) QA Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Automation Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Senior QA Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Senior QA Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) JSP
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) J2EE
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) XSLT
3 2 (7.14%) JAXB
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 2 (7.14%) JSTL
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.57%) VHDL
4 1 (3.57%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Automated Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
4 9 (32.14%) Security Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 8 (28.57%) Release Management
6 5 (17.86%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Management
8 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) OOD
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) Workflow
9 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.57%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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