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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 141 156 146
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 20 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.23% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.26% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 21
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +2.56%
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
2654 2701 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.48% 86.93% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1714 1846
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -8 14 £62,500 +92.30%
Edinburgh +2 4 £41,000 +26.15% 1
West Lothian +7 2 £36,750 -8.12%
System Testing
UK

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (63.41%) Python
2 22 (53.66%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) SQL
4 20 (48.78%) C++
5 19 (46.34%) C#
6 17 (41.46%) Finance
7 16 (39.02%) OO
8 15 (36.59%) XML
8 15 (36.59%) Derivative
8 15 (36.59%) Market Risk
9 14 (34.15%) Unit Testing
9 14 (34.15%) Ruby
9 14 (34.15%) Risk Management
9 14 (34.15%) Analytics
10 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
10 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (31.71%) TDD
11 12 (29.27%) BDD
12 11 (26.83%) Complex Event Processing
12 11 (26.83%) Electronic Trading
12 11 (26.83%) BigTable
12 11 (26.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (26.83%) Risk Analytics
12 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
12 11 (26.83%) Back Office
12 11 (26.83%) XML Schema
12 11 (26.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (26.83%) Middleware

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) MQSeries
2 5 (12.20%) Apache Spark
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
2 11 (26.83%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (26.83%) BigTable
2 11 (26.83%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.20%) Big Data
3 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Checkstyle
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) FindBugs
3 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.44%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Back Office
3 9 (21.95%) Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Front Office
4 4 (9.76%) Marketing
5 2 (4.88%) Electronics
5 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Python Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Applications Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Big Data Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.32%) C++ Applications Developer
8 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.88%) Tester
10 1 (2.44%) Integration Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) XML
2 11 (26.83%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (26.83%) Middleware
2 11 (26.83%) XML Schema
3 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
4 3 (7.32%) XSL
5 2 (4.88%) OpenMP
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.44%) JAX-WS
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (2.44%) LESS
6 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Derivative
1 15 (36.59%) Market Risk
2 11 (26.83%) Fixed Income
2 11 (26.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
4 7 (17.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (9.76%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.88%) Statistics
8 1 (2.44%) CAN bus
8 1 (2.44%) Mobile Games
8 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) OO
3 14 (34.15%) Analytics
3 14 (34.15%) Risk Management
3 14 (34.15%) Unit Testing
4 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (31.71%) TDD
4 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (29.27%) BDD
6 11 (26.83%) Complex Event Processing
6 11 (26.83%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (26.83%) Refactoring
6 11 (26.83%) Risk Analytics
7 8 (19.51%) Performance Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Market Making
9 6 (14.63%) Business Analysis
9 6 (14.63%) Cash Management
10 5 (12.20%) ETL
10 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Python
2 22 (53.66%) Java
3 21 (51.22%) SQL
4 20 (48.78%) C++
5 19 (46.34%) C#
6 14 (34.15%) Ruby
7 11 (26.83%) XPath
8 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
9 7 (17.07%) Perl
10 6 (14.63%) Smalltalk
11 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
11 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
12 3 (7.32%) Scala
12 3 (7.32%) VB
12 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
12 3 (7.32%) VB6
12 3 (7.32%) VBA
12 3 (7.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Sybase
3 2 (4.88%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) Informatica
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 30% Benefits (£47k package)
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