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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 96 99 97
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 15 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.19% 0.24% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.26% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,600 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £47,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
1154 1139 1234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.37% 91.05% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 680 765 808
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (81.25%) Finance
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) Java
4 10 (62.50%) Python
5 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) Banking
7 6 (37.50%) QA
8 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
8 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
8 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
8 5 (31.25%) Derivative
8 5 (31.25%) FitNesse
8 5 (31.25%) Release Management
8 5 (31.25%) JIRA
8 5 (31.25%) Time Management
8 5 (31.25%) Unix
8 5 (31.25%) Linux
8 5 (31.25%) Sun Certification
8 5 (31.25%) Sun
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
8 5 (31.25%) Data Management
8 5 (31.25%) Spring
8 5 (31.25%) Equities
8 5 (31.25%) Migration

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (31.25%) FitNesse
3 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
4 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 4 (25.00%) TestNG
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Back Office
4 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Automation Tester
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Functional Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) QA Automation Tester
2 5 (31.25%) QA Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Algorithms
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Derivative
1 5 (31.25%) Equities
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Data Management
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) QA Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Release Management
3 5 (31.25%) Time Management
3 5 (31.25%) Web Application Development
4 4 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
7 1 (6.25%) People Management
7 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Sun Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
1 5 (31.25%) Sun
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