The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 106 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.86% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.47% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Median salary £36,000 £36,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +6.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,300 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,300 £63,450
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software 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
1184 1065 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.43% 90.72% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 654 704 773
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Glasgow

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) Degree
4 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (36.00%) ISEB
4 9 (36.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (28.00%) Retail
7 6 (24.00%) Banking
7 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (24.00%) QA
7 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (20.00%) Back Office
8 5 (20.00%) FitNesse
8 5 (20.00%) Release Management
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (20.00%) User Experience
8 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 5 (20.00%) Equities
8 5 (20.00%) Spring
8 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
8 5 (20.00%) C#
8 5 (20.00%) Python
8 5 (20.00%) Sun
9 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse

Software Testing
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 4 (16.00%) TestNG
5 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) Subversion
6 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Retail
3 6 (24.00%) Banking
4 5 (20.00%) Back Office
5 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (12.00%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
7 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (12.00%) IT Trainer
5 3 (12.00%) Trainer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior
6 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Software Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.00%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Spring
2 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (20.00%) Equities
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.00%) EPoS
4 1 (4.00%) Fintech
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.00%) Release Management
4 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (16.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Business Transformation
5 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (16.00%) Test Management
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
6 3 (12.00%) CRM
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (40.00%) Degree
3 9 (36.00%) ISEB
4 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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