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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 107 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.63% 0.39% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.44% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 10
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
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
1195 1135 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.58% 89.51% 89.21%
Number of salaries quoted 615 717 786
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 £33,750 £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 25 June 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 13 (54.17%) SQL
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Degree
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 8 (33.33%) QA
6 7 (29.17%) C#
6 7 (29.17%) ISEB
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
7 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.83%) FitNesse
8 5 (20.83%) Release Management
8 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
8 5 (20.83%) User Experience
8 5 (20.83%) Algorithms
8 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development
8 5 (20.83%) Equities
8 5 (20.83%) Banking
8 5 (20.83%) Retail
8 5 (20.83%) Spring
8 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Python
8 5 (20.83%) Sun
8 5 (20.83%) Back Office
9 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution

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 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.83%) FitNesse
4 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (16.67%) TestNG
5 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Back Office
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) QA Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Software Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Junior
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
8 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Spring
2 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Algorithms
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.83%) Equities
1 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Fintech
4 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Android
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Release Management
4 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development
5 4 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (16.67%) System Testing
5 4 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) C#
4 5 (20.83%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.83%) Sun Certification
4 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Sun
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle