The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Glasgow region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 87 105 97
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.073% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.076% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
885 1321 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.93% 96.99% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 542 808 742
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Glasgow

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Smartphone
2 5 (62.50%) QA
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Appium
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Appium
2 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Smartphone
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP