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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 23 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 3.70% 4.23% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 4.92% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £27,500 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
51 61 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 94.44% 85.92% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 46 50 29
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,995 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Dundee region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Dundee

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 6 (85.71%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Game Development
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Linux

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 5 (71.43%) Systems Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Android
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Game Development
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware