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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 107 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,250 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+5.78% +9.00%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1365 1185 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.67% 95.49% 91.23%
Number of salaries quoted 844 818 553
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) FindBugs
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Green Hat
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Validation

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) FindBugs
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Green Hat
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Leading Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago