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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 93 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 39 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.66% 1.42% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.50% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 28
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £33,400 £26,223
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £38,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
2241 2941 3169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.21% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1918 2070
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +7 21 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Edinburgh +27 17 £45,000 +87.50%
Dundee 0 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) QA
3 25 (37.88%) Selenium
3 25 (37.88%) Java
4 20 (30.30%) Regression Testing
4 20 (30.30%) Finance
5 17 (25.76%) Test Automation
5 17 (25.76%) Python
6 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
7 15 (22.73%) Automation Testing
8 14 (21.21%) Performance Testing
8 14 (21.21%) Games
9 13 (19.70%) Banking
9 13 (19.70%) Manual Testing
9 13 (19.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (18.18%) SDLC
10 12 (18.18%) Automated Testing
10 12 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 12 (18.18%) C#
10 12 (18.18%) SQL
11 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 11 (16.67%) TDD
11 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
11 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (16.67%) User Stories
12 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
12 9 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
12 9 (13.64%) BDD
12 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (13.64%) JIRA

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 1 (1.52%) CMS
1 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Selenium
2 11 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 9 (13.64%) JIRA
4 6 (9.09%) Ant
5 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
5 5 (7.58%) JUnit
5 5 (7.58%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.06%) Appium
6 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.06%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.55%) Bugzilla
7 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner
7 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.03%) Maven
8 2 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.52%) Protractor
9 1 (1.52%) TestRail
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Games
3 13 (19.70%) Banking
4 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) .NET
1 6 (9.09%) Web Services
2 4 (6.06%) J2EE
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) Node.js
4 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.03%) REST
4 2 (3.03%) SOAP
4 2 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.52%) jQuery
5 1 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.52%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.55%) Derivative
5 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Unix
2 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 3 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) Regression Testing
3 17 (25.76%) Test Automation
4 16 (24.24%) Test Scripting
5 15 (22.73%) Automation Testing
6 14 (21.21%) Performance Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (19.70%) Manual Testing
8 12 (18.18%) Automated Testing
8 12 (18.18%) SDLC
8 12 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 11 (16.67%) TDD
9 11 (16.67%) User Stories
10 9 (13.64%) BDD
10 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (13.64%) Scrum
11 7 (10.61%) Project Management
11 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) Python
3 12 (18.18%) C#
3 12 (18.18%) SQL
4 5 (7.58%) C++
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) ISEB
3 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (42.42%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.52%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) HP
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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