The table below looks at the statistics for TickIT skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited TickIT over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TickIT
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing TickIT 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
363 387 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.89% 10.46% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 214 247 123
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing TickIT across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

TickIT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Salary Trend in Scotland

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

TickIT Salary Trend in Scotland

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing TickIT 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 TickIT.

1 6 (100.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing TickIT 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 TickIT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) QA Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma
1 5 (83.33%) CMMI
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (83.33%) QA