The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 132 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 28 31 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 0.99% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.03% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 44
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
2756 2997 3673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.60% 95.23% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1913 2429
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Tester Salary Trend in Scotland

Tester
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Scotland

Tester
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 15 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Edinburgh +3 11 £30,000 -27.71%
West Lothian 0 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Midlothian - 1 £20,000 -
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 27 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) Selenium
3 25 (46.30%) Java
4 24 (44.44%) SQL
5 22 (40.74%) QA
6 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 17 (31.48%) Software Testing
8 17 (31.48%) C#
8 17 (31.48%) Automation Testing
9 16 (29.63%) Finance
10 14 (25.93%) Manual Testing
10 14 (25.93%) Degree
10 14 (25.93%) Python
11 13 (24.07%) Banking
12 12 (22.22%) Unix
12 12 (22.22%) Migration
13 11 (20.37%) Linux
13 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
14 10 (18.52%) Time Management
14 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
14 10 (18.52%) Data Management
14 10 (18.52%) Derivative
14 10 (18.52%) JIRA
14 10 (18.52%) HP
14 10 (18.52%) User Stories
15 9 (16.67%) Mobile Development
15 9 (16.67%) SDLC

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) IIS
1 3 (5.56%) Jetty
1 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.70%) CICS
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (48.15%) Selenium
2 18 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
4 10 (18.52%) JIRA
5 6 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.41%) TestComplete
7 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.70%) Xcode
9 1 (1.85%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.85%) JUnit
9 1 (1.85%) Maven
9 1 (1.85%) Mocha
9 1 (1.85%) Protractor
9 1 (1.85%) SilkTest
9 1 (1.85%) Subversion
9 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) Node.js
3 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) CGI
5 1 (1.85%) Chai
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (1.85%) Java EE
5 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.52%) Derivative
3 7 (12.96%) User Experience
4 6 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.70%) VSAM
7 1 (1.85%) CESG
7 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Unix
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 9 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 8 (14.81%) Android
4 8 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 17 (31.48%) Automation Testing
2 17 (31.48%) Software Testing
3 14 (25.93%) Manual Testing
4 12 (22.22%) Migration
5 10 (18.52%) Data Management
5 10 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 10 (18.52%) Time Management
5 10 (18.52%) User Stories
6 9 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 9 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 9 (16.67%) SDLC
6 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 8 (14.81%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Test Management
8 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.26%) QA Automation
9 5 (9.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) Java
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) C#
4 14 (25.93%) Python
5 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.41%) Perl
6 4 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (3.70%) COBOL
7 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.70%) JCL
7 2 (3.70%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB
2 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.85%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.85%) Cyber Scheme
4 1 (1.85%) OSCP
4 1 (1.85%) SANS
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) HP
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) Cegedim Rx
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) Telerik
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