The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank - 96 71
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.19% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.20% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1394 1006 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.27% 93.76% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 906 551 639
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Software Tester
Scotland

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Qt
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft