The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Tester
Rank 165 168 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £24,000 £22,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £25,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -31.08%
Systems Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Systems Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Tester across the Scotland region.

Systems Tester Salary Trend in Scotland

Systems Tester
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 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
Dundee -2 3 £22,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £28,000 -
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Android
2 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Games
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Replication
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Release Management
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering

Systems Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Systems Tester in their job title 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 with Systems Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Android
1 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP