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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
UK / Scotland
Rank 111 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 21 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 1.07% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.12% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 23
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
2154 2759 2822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.95% 95.43% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1813 1875
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +8 10 £38,750 +55.00% 2
Glasgow +4 8 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Fife - 2 £26,500 - 1
West Lothian +8 1 - - 1
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 49 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) Java
3 23 (35.38%) Finance
4 22 (33.85%) QA
5 20 (30.77%) Selenium
6 19 (29.23%) Manual Testing
7 18 (27.69%) Python
8 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
8 14 (21.54%) Games
8 14 (21.54%) Regression Testing
9 13 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 13 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 12 (18.46%) Performance Testing
10 12 (18.46%) TDD
10 12 (18.46%) Banking
10 12 (18.46%) Automation Testing
10 12 (18.46%) SDLC
11 11 (16.92%) Scrum
11 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
12 10 (15.38%) C#
12 10 (15.38%) JIRA
13 9 (13.85%) BDD
13 9 (13.85%) SQL
13 9 (13.85%) User Stories
14 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
14 8 (12.31%) Defect Tracking
14 8 (12.31%) HP
14 8 (12.31%) ISEB
14 8 (12.31%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Selenium
2 10 (15.38%) JIRA
3 8 (12.31%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.23%) Ant
4 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.69%) Appium
5 5 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 5 (7.69%) JUnit
5 5 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.62%) Bugzilla
6 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.54%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.54%) Hudson
7 1 (1.54%) Maven
7 1 (1.54%) Mockito
7 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Games
3 12 (18.46%) Banking
4 11 (16.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) CSS
2 3 (4.62%) HTML
2 3 (4.62%) J2EE
3 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.08%) REST
3 2 (3.08%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.54%) jQuery
4 1 (1.54%) Spring
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.54%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (9.23%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Solaris
3 3 (4.62%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Manual Testing
3 14 (21.54%) Regression Testing
3 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
4 13 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 13 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (18.46%) Automation Testing
5 12 (18.46%) Performance Testing
5 12 (18.46%) SDLC
5 12 (18.46%) TDD
6 11 (16.92%) Scrum
7 9 (13.85%) BDD
7 9 (13.85%) User Stories
8 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.31%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (12.31%) Software Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Web Testing
10 6 (9.23%) High Availability
10 6 (9.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) Java
2 18 (27.69%) Python
3 10 (15.38%) C#
4 9 (13.85%) SQL
5 7 (10.77%) C++
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.62%) C
7 3 (4.62%) Ruby
7 3 (4.62%) VB
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) VBA
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
1 8 (12.31%) ISEB
2 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.62%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.85%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.54%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) HP
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) VMware
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