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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 143 112 148
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +36
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 15 67 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 1.66% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 2.04% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 8
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.69%
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
2701 3285 2438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.37% 81.25% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 2157 1392
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +2 6 £50,000 +12.99%
Glasgow -22 4 £50,000 +7.52% 1
West Lothian - 4 £40,000 - 2
Fife - 1 - - 1
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (37.50%) QA
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) ISEB
4 6 (25.00%) Selenium
4 6 (25.00%) JIRA
4 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Test Management
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) IIS
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Release Management
6 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (12.50%) Line Management
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (4.17%) Endur
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) DB2
2 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) JIRA
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
2 2 (8.33%) FogBugz
2 2 (8.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
1 8 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) WinForms
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) iBATIS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) VHDL
3 1 (4.17%) Verilog
3 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Test Management
3 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (12.50%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C#
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) RPG
5 1 (4.17%) RPG IV
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.17%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
Fife
Pertemps Recruitment Partnership
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 27 days ago