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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 147 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 12 46 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 1.33% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.61% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 13
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,000 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2603 2856 2330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.10% 82.28% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1636 1885 1458
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 3 March 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 March 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 +7 7 £41,250 +3.12% 3
Glasgow +1 3 £50,000 +7.52% 1
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 - 2
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (41.38%) QA
2 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (37.93%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) Selenium
5 6 (20.69%) JIRA
5 6 (20.69%) Banking
5 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
5 6 (20.69%) Test Management
5 6 (20.69%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) .NET
5 6 (20.69%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) UNIX
5 6 (20.69%) ISEB
6 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
6 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
6 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Perl
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.34%) People Management
8 3 (10.34%) Line Management
8 3 (10.34%) Workflow
8 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.45%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Selenium
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) FogBugz
3 3 (10.34%) Fiddler
3 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
4 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Test Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Tester
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Senior WinForms Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) iBATIS
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
4 1 (3.45%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) NHibernate
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
3 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) VHDL
4 1 (3.45%) Verilog
4 1 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Test Management
4 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
4 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Line Management
6 3 (10.34%) People Management
6 3 (10.34%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) RPG
7 1 (3.45%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.45%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
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