The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 64 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 53 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.74% 1.91% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 2.38% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 8
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Automated Testing
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1191 925 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 83.93% 80.23% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 713 620 441
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 36 (45.57%) Java
2 35 (44.30%) SQL
3 30 (37.97%) UNIX
4 24 (30.38%) Finance
4 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
5 23 (29.11%) Spring
5 23 (29.11%) QA
5 23 (29.11%) Relational Database
6 21 (26.58%) Hibernate
7 20 (25.32%) TDD
7 20 (25.32%) Oracle
8 19 (24.05%) Oracle Database
8 19 (24.05%) Selenium
9 18 (22.78%) HTML
10 17 (21.52%) JUnit
11 16 (20.25%) ISTQB
12 15 (18.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (18.99%) Spring MVC
12 15 (18.99%) CSS
12 15 (18.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 14 (17.72%) EasyMock
13 14 (17.72%) PowerMock
14 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
14 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
15 12 (15.19%) OO
15 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
15 12 (15.19%) Manual Testing
16 11 (13.92%) Python
16 11 (13.92%) RDBMS
16 11 (13.92%) Windows

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.86%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) SugarCRM
3 4 (5.06%) Alfresco
3 4 (5.06%) Drupal
3 4 (5.06%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.80%) Jetty
4 3 (3.80%) nginx
4 3 (3.80%) Apache
4 3 (3.80%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) Node.js
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Google Compute Engine
1 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.80%) Google App Engine
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) IPsec
2 3 (3.80%) DHCP
2 3 (3.80%) FTP
2 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.80%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) Relational Database
2 19 (24.05%) Oracle Database
3 15 (18.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (18.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (13.92%) RDBMS
5 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
7 4 (5.06%) MySQL
7 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.06%) Pentaho
7 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.06%) Big Data
7 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (24.05%) Selenium
2 17 (21.52%) JUnit
3 14 (17.72%) EasyMock
4 8 (10.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
6 6 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (7.59%) FitNesse
7 4 (5.06%) Maven
7 4 (5.06%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (5.06%) ReSharper
7 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.06%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.80%) JIRA
9 2 (2.53%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.53%) JMeter
9 2 (2.53%) FindBugs
10 1 (1.27%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.27%) Ant
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.80%) German Language
3 3 (3.80%) Italian Language
3 3 (3.80%) Turkish Language
3 3 (3.80%) Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Front Office
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Test Engineer
4 11 (13.92%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Trainer
5 9 (11.39%) QA Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Tester
7 7 (8.86%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.06%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Validation Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Quality Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.53%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (29.11%) Spring
2 21 (26.58%) Hibernate
3 18 (22.78%) HTML
4 15 (18.99%) Spring MVC
4 15 (18.99%) CSS
5 14 (17.72%) PowerMock
6 10 (12.66%) .NET
7 9 (11.39%) Dojo
8 8 (10.13%) JMS
8 8 (10.13%) Web Services
9 7 (8.86%) FIXML
10 5 (6.33%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (6.33%) J2EE
11 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.06%) Middleware
11 4 (5.06%) WinForms
11 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.06%) .NET Remoting
11 4 (5.06%) Django
11 4 (5.06%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.33%) Open Source
2 4 (5.06%) NHS
2 4 (5.06%) GIS
2 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.80%) Blog
3 3 (3.80%) DTV
4 1 (1.27%) AS400
4 1 (1.27%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 30 (37.97%) UNIX
2 11 (13.92%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 6 (7.59%) Android
3 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Vista
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) TDD
2 12 (15.19%) OO
2 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
2 12 (15.19%) Manual Testing
3 10 (12.66%) MVC
4 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
5 7 (8.86%) User Stories
5 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
6 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.59%) Usability Testing
6 6 (7.59%) BDD
7 5 (6.33%) Web Development
8 4 (5.06%) OOP
8 4 (5.06%) OOD
8 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.06%) Validation
8 4 (5.06%) Dependency Management
8 4 (5.06%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) Java
2 35 (44.30%) SQL
3 24 (30.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.92%) Python
5 8 (10.13%) C#
5 8 (10.13%) VBA
6 4 (5.06%) PHP
6 4 (5.06%) Scala
6 4 (5.06%) Ruby
7 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.80%) C++
7 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) ISTQB
2 9 (11.39%) ISEB
3 8 (10.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.80%) Xen
2 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.66%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (12.66%) Puppet
2 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.80%) CFEngine
3 3 (3.80%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Oracle
2 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.39%) HP
4 7 (8.86%) Google
5 4 (5.06%) JBoss
5 4 (5.06%) Typemock
5 4 (5.06%) Jaspersoft
5 4 (5.06%) Red Gate
5 4 (5.06%) Talend
6 3 (3.80%) VMware
7 2 (2.53%) IBM
8 1 (1.27%) Green Hat
8 1 (1.27%) Perforce
8 1 (1.27%) Sybase
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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