The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 106 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.36% 0.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Automation 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
1171 913 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.18% 81.59% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 695 607 434
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 £30,000 £29,000
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%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Glasgow

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) Apache Flex
5 4 (36.36%) Node.js
5 4 (36.36%) JMS
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
6 3 (27.27%) HTML5
6 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (27.27%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (18.18%) Parsley
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Advertising
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Flex Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Flex
2 4 (36.36%) JMS
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) Parsley
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) iSeries
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft