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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 47 81 64
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 56 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.23% 1.63% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 1.94% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 8
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £40,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1140 930 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.10% 84.16% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 651 606 445
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (50.00%) SQL
2 38 (45.24%) Java
3 28 (33.33%) UNIX
3 28 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 27 (32.14%) Finance
5 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
6 23 (27.38%) QA
7 21 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 21 (25.00%) HTML
8 19 (22.62%) Oracle
9 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 18 (21.43%) Spring
10 17 (20.24%) ISTQB
10 17 (20.24%) TDD
10 17 (20.24%) CSS
10 17 (20.24%) Selenium
11 16 (19.05%) C#
11 16 (19.05%) Hibernate
12 15 (17.86%) .NET
12 15 (17.86%) JUnit
12 15 (17.86%) Web Services
12 15 (17.86%) Tomcat
13 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (16.67%) Oracle Database
14 13 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (15.48%) Puppet
14 13 (15.48%) Software Testing
14 13 (15.48%) OO
15 12 (14.29%) Python
15 12 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (17.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.76%) IIS
4 4 (4.76%) Apache
4 4 (4.76%) Jetty
4 4 (4.76%) nginx
5 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.38%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.38%) SugarCRM
5 2 (2.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.33%) Google Compute Engine
2 4 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.76%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) HTTP
2 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) DNS
2 4 (4.76%) IPsec
2 4 (4.76%) DHCP
2 4 (4.76%) FTP
3 1 (1.19%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 14 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 12 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (13.10%) RDBMS
5 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.38%) Big Data
8 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.38%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.38%) MySQL
9 1 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) Selenium
2 15 (17.86%) JUnit
3 12 (14.29%) EasyMock
4 8 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.57%) JIRA
7 3 (3.57%) ReSharper
7 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (2.38%) FindBugs
8 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.38%) JMeter
8 2 (2.38%) Maven
9 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.19%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.19%) Ant
General
1 27 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Banking
2 4 (4.76%) German Language
2 4 (4.76%) Italian Language
2 4 (4.76%) Turkish Language
3 2 (2.38%) Front Office
3 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.86%) Test Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Trainer
5 9 (10.71%) Architect
5 9 (10.71%) QA Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Tester
7 7 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Software Tester
7 7 (8.33%) Java Architect
7 7 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.76%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Validation Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) IT Trainer
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) HTML
2 18 (21.43%) Spring
3 17 (20.24%) CSS
4 16 (19.05%) Hibernate
5 15 (17.86%) .NET
5 15 (17.86%) Web Services
6 12 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 12 (14.29%) PowerMock
7 9 (10.71%) JMS
7 9 (10.71%) Dojo
8 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.33%) Java EE
9 7 (8.33%) HTML5
9 7 (8.33%) FIXML
10 6 (7.14%) J2EE
11 5 (5.95%) XML
11 5 (5.95%) jQuery
11 5 (5.95%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.76%) Blog
2 3 (3.57%) Open Source
2 3 (3.57%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) DTV
3 2 (2.38%) GIS
3 2 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) AS400
4 1 (1.19%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.33%) UNIX
2 11 (13.10%) Windows
3 10 (11.90%) Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Android
4 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 17 (20.24%) TDD
3 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.48%) OO
4 13 (15.48%) Software Testing
5 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (13.10%) Coaching
6 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.33%) OOD
8 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.33%) User Stories
9 6 (7.14%) Web Development
9 6 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.14%) Usability Testing
9 6 (7.14%) MVC
10 5 (5.95%) BDD
11 4 (4.76%) DevOps
11 4 (4.76%) Validation
11 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) SQL
2 38 (45.24%) Java
3 25 (29.76%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.05%) C#
5 12 (14.29%) Python
6 8 (9.52%) VBA
7 7 (8.33%) C++
8 3 (3.57%) Perl
8 3 (3.57%) XPath
8 3 (3.57%) Scala
8 3 (3.57%) XQuery
8 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.38%) Ruby
9 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.38%) PHP
10 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) ISTQB
2 10 (11.90%) ISEB
3 9 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Xen
1 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Puppet
1 13 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.33%) CFEngine
3 4 (4.76%) Ansible
3 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Oracle
2 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.29%) Google
4 10 (11.90%) HP
5 4 (4.76%) VMware
6 3 (3.57%) Typemock
6 3 (3.57%) Red Gate
7 2 (2.38%) Talend
7 2 (2.38%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (2.38%) Sybase
7 2 (2.38%) JBoss
7 2 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (1.19%) Green Hat
8 1 (1.19%) Perforce