Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 213 201
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 +4
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 33 3 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.58% 0.058% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.063% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 34
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.78% -13.25%
10th Percentile £37,375 £32,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £37,500 £54,900
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

System Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5127 4738 5824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.84% 91.34% 90.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3274 2875 3684
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,575
90th Percentile £65,875 £65,000 £63,925
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Scotland

System Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing in Scotland.

Salary trend for System Testing in Scotland

System Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for System Testing in Scotland

System Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 27 £45,000 +28.57%
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
System Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (57.58%) QA
1 19 (57.58%) BDD
1 19 (57.58%) Test Automation
2 18 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 18 (54.55%) Selenium
3 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
3 17 (51.52%) TDD
3 17 (51.52%) Python
4 16 (48.48%) JMS
4 16 (48.48%) IBM
4 16 (48.48%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (48.48%) TIBCO
4 16 (48.48%) HTML
4 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
4 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
4 16 (48.48%) UML
4 16 (48.48%) JBoss
4 16 (48.48%) RUP
4 16 (48.48%) Tomcat
4 16 (48.48%) DSDM
4 16 (48.48%) Spring
4 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
4 16 (48.48%) Hibernate
4 16 (48.48%) Scrum
4 16 (48.48%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (48.48%) Redis
4 16 (48.48%) Riak
4 16 (48.48%) Cobbler
4 16 (48.48%) Kafka

System Testing
Co-occurring 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 16 (48.48%) JBoss
1 16 (48.48%) Jetty
1 16 (48.48%) Tomcat
1 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
1 16 (48.48%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (6.06%) BrowserStack
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) AMQP
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
2 16 (48.48%) Couchbase
2 16 (48.48%) Hadoop
2 16 (48.48%) MongoDB
2 16 (48.48%) Redis
2 16 (48.48%) Riak
3 5 (15.15%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.03%) Bigtable
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Cucumber
1 18 (54.55%) Selenium
2 16 (48.48%) FitNesse
2 16 (48.48%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) JMeter
3 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Analyst
2 15 (45.45%) Full Stack Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Oracle Analyst
4 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Operations Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Administrator
9 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Hibernate
1 16 (48.48%) HTML
1 16 (48.48%) HTML5
1 16 (48.48%) JMS
1 16 (48.48%) JPA
1 16 (48.48%) Kafka
1 16 (48.48%) RabbitMQ
1 16 (48.48%) Spring
1 16 (48.48%) TIBCO EMS
1 16 (48.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (57.58%) BDD
1 19 (57.58%) Test Automation
2 17 (51.52%) TDD
3 16 (48.48%) Concurrent Programming
3 16 (48.48%) DSDM
3 16 (48.48%) Integration Testing
3 16 (48.48%) Kanban
3 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
3 16 (48.48%) RUP
3 16 (48.48%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
3 16 (48.48%) UML
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 5 (15.15%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Python
2 16 (48.48%) Bash Shell
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) Ruby
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) PL/SQL
5 9 (27.27%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCIE
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) CCNP
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (48.48%) Ansible
1 16 (48.48%) Cobbler
1 16 (48.48%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (48.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) IBM
1 16 (48.48%) TIBCO
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Informatica
4 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) VMware