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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 100 103 109
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 9 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.71% 0.081% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.086% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Software Tester
Scotland

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
1227 1163 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.31% 94.55% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 640 741 843
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 July 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) System Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore