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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 97 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.04% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.61% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 3
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,900 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £67,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1144 1139 1261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.37% 91.05% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 673 764 828
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £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 3 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 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 16 (64.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 13 (52.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) ISEB
4 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) Retail
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
8 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 7 (28.00%) Banking
9 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
10 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
10 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (20.00%) User Experience
10 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
10 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
10 5 (20.00%) Sun
10 5 (20.00%) Python
10 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) Back Office
10 5 (20.00%) Equities
10 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Spring
10 5 (20.00%) QA

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 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 4 (16.00%) TestNG
4 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
1 11 (44.00%) Retail
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Back Office
4 4 (16.00%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
1 11 (44.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.00%) IT Trainer
4 4 (16.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Trainer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Spring
2 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (20.00%) Equities
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
3 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Release Management
4 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Management
4 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Business Transformation
5 4 (16.00%) CRM
5 4 (16.00%) ETL
5 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (44.00%) ISEB
3 7 (28.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle