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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 52 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 51 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.96% 1.46% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 1.74% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 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 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £51,750 £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
1110 922 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.11% 84.28% 75.90%
Number of salaries quoted 644 583 445
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 30 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 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 (53.85%) SQL
2 33 (42.31%) Java
3 28 (35.90%) Finance
4 26 (33.33%) UNIX
5 24 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 22 (28.21%) QA
7 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 20 (25.64%) Manual Testing
9 19 (24.36%) HTML
10 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
11 16 (20.51%) C#
11 16 (20.51%) ISTQB
12 15 (19.23%) Oracle
12 15 (19.23%) .NET
12 15 (19.23%) Web Services
12 15 (19.23%) CSS
12 15 (19.23%) Selenium
13 14 (17.95%) Tomcat
13 14 (17.95%) TDD
14 13 (16.67%) Spring
14 13 (16.67%) Software Testing
15 12 (15.38%) Google
15 12 (15.38%) JUnit
16 11 (14.10%) OO
16 11 (14.10%) HTTP
16 11 (14.10%) Hibernate
16 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (14.10%) Puppet
16 11 (14.10%) Opscode Chef

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 14 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.97%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.13%) Jetty
4 4 (5.13%) nginx
4 4 (5.13%) IIS
4 4 (5.13%) Apache
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.97%) Google Compute Engine
2 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) HTTP
2 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) DNS
2 4 (5.13%) IPsec
2 4 (5.13%) DHCP
2 4 (5.13%) FTP
3 1 (1.28%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.97%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Selenium
2 12 (15.38%) JUnit
3 9 (11.54%) EasyMock
4 8 (10.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (7.69%) FitNesse
5 6 (7.69%) Appium
6 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.85%) JIRA
8 2 (2.56%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.56%) JMeter
8 2 (2.56%) FindBugs
9 1 (1.28%) Ant
9 1 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
2 4 (5.13%) German Language
2 4 (5.13%) Italian Language
2 4 (5.13%) Turkish Language
3 2 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (28.21%) Developer
2 15 (19.23%) Test Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Trainer
5 9 (11.54%) Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) QA Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Java Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Tester
6 7 (8.97%) Software Tester
6 7 (8.97%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Validation Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) IT Trainer
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) HTML
2 15 (19.23%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) CSS
2 15 (19.23%) Web Services
3 13 (16.67%) Spring
4 11 (14.10%) Hibernate
5 9 (11.54%) JMS
5 9 (11.54%) Spring MVC
5 9 (11.54%) PowerMock
6 8 (10.26%) Dojo
6 8 (10.26%) HTML5
6 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.97%) FIXML
7 7 (8.97%) Java EE
8 6 (7.69%) jQuery
8 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 6 (7.69%) XML
8 6 (7.69%) J2EE
9 5 (6.41%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Blog
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.28%) DTV
4 1 (1.28%) Equities
4 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.33%) UNIX
2 10 (12.82%) Windows
3 8 (10.26%) Linux
4 6 (7.69%) Android
4 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Manual Testing
2 14 (17.95%) TDD
3 13 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 11 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.10%) OO
4 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (14.10%) Coaching
5 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.69%) Web Development
7 6 (7.69%) Usability Testing
7 6 (7.69%) OOD
7 6 (7.69%) User Stories
8 5 (6.41%) BDD
9 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.13%) Validation
9 4 (5.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.85%) SQL
2 33 (42.31%) Java
3 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.51%) C#
5 10 (12.82%) Python
6 8 (10.26%) VBA
7 7 (8.97%) C++
8 4 (5.13%) XQuery
8 4 (5.13%) XPath
9 3 (3.85%) Scala
9 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.85%) Perl
10 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) ISTQB
2 10 (12.82%) ISEB
3 9 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.21%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Xen
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Puppet
1 11 (14.10%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.97%) CFEngine
3 4 (5.13%) Ansible
3 4 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle
3 12 (15.38%) Google
4 10 (12.82%) HP
5 4 (5.13%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) Sybase
6 2 (2.56%) Typemock
6 2 (2.56%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.28%) Green Hat
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Perforce