The median annual salary for a Systems Tester was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Tester
UK / Scotland
Rank 129 161 153
Rank change year-on-year +32 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Tester 3 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £33,500 - £25,946
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2209 2782 2954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.96% 94.82% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1809 1832
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Systems Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Tester in Scotland

Systems Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Systems Tester in Scotland

Systems 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 Systems Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Glasgow +20 3 £33,500 -
Systems Tester
UK

Systems Tester Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Systems 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 Systems Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA

Systems 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle