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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 96 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.091% 0.92% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 1.14% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +45.83%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
970 1055 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 87.86% 81.22% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 645 681 381
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Parsley
3 1 (20.00%) TestLink
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) TestLink
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (20.00%) Parsley
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago