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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 136 141 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 27 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.84% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.00% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 14
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +69.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £62,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
2758 3104 2598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.75% 84.58% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 2093 1692
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Stirling - 10 £30,250 -
West Lothian - 7 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh -2 5 £38,000 -8.43% 5
Glasgow -11 4 £45,000 -28.00%
Fife - 1 - - 1
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) SDLC
3 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) SQL
5 15 (36.59%) Selenium
6 14 (34.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (34.15%) QA
7 13 (31.71%) Automated Testing
7 13 (31.71%) Finance
7 13 (31.71%) Java
7 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) Linux
7 13 (31.71%) UNIX
8 12 (29.27%) Degree
8 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
9 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
9 11 (26.83%) Security Testing
9 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
9 11 (26.83%) Business Analysis
9 11 (26.83%) Content Management
9 11 (26.83%) OO
9 11 (26.83%) IIS
9 11 (26.83%) CSS
9 11 (26.83%) Web Services
9 11 (26.83%) HTML
9 11 (26.83%) MySQL
9 11 (26.83%) OOD
10 10 (24.39%) IntelliJ
10 10 (24.39%) J2EE
10 10 (24.39%) Ant

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 11 (26.83%) IIS
2 10 (24.39%) Apache
2 10 (24.39%) Mule
3 5 (12.20%) Mule ESB
3 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.20%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Magento
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) MySQL
2 10 (24.39%) Big Data
2 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Selenium
2 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 10 (24.39%) Ant
2 10 (24.39%) IntelliJ
2 10 (24.39%) Subversion
2 10 (24.39%) Maven
3 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
3 6 (14.63%) JIRA
4 5 (12.20%) JUnit
4 5 (12.20%) Mockito
5 2 (4.88%) Fiddler
5 2 (4.88%) FogBugz
5 2 (4.88%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.88%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.44%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.44%) FindBugs
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) Test Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) Developer
4 11 (26.83%) Tester
5 10 (24.39%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Automation Tester
6 8 (19.51%) QA Analyst
6 8 (19.51%) QA Test Analyst
6 8 (19.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (17.07%) Senior QA Analyst
7 7 (17.07%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 7 (17.07%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (14.63%) QA Tester
9 5 (12.20%) Senior Tester
9 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
9 5 (12.20%) Test Manager
9 5 (12.20%) Senior QA Tester
9 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (12.20%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) HTML
1 11 (26.83%) CSS
1 11 (26.83%) Web Services
2 10 (24.39%) Spring
2 10 (24.39%) J2EE
3 6 (14.63%) XML
3 6 (14.63%) XSLT
4 5 (12.20%) JAXB
4 5 (12.20%) JSP
4 5 (12.20%) JSTL
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) LESS
6 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) EPoS
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.44%) VHDL
4 1 (2.44%) Verilog
4 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) UNIX
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (65.85%) SDLC
3 14 (34.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (31.71%) Automated Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Content Management
5 11 (26.83%) Business Analysis
5 11 (26.83%) OO
5 11 (26.83%) OOD
5 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Security Testing
5 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
6 10 (24.39%) TDD
6 10 (24.39%) Release Management
6 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
6 10 (24.39%) Software Delivery
6 10 (24.39%) Server Building
7 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Regression Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.95%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) ISEB
3 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.44%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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