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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 76 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.17% 1.04% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.27% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 8
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +34.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
1166 943 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.19% 81.79% 75.19%
Number of salaries quoted 691 629 440
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (37.84%) UNIX
3 14 (37.84%) ISEB
4 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
5 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
5 12 (32.43%) HP
5 12 (32.43%) Gherkin
6 11 (29.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (29.73%) Finance
7 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
8 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
9 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (16.22%) QA
9 6 (16.22%) Selenium
10 4 (10.81%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (10.81%) Use Case
10 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.81%) Linux
11 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
11 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
11 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
12 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
12 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
12 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance
12 2 (5.41%) V-Model
12 2 (5.41%) Security Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Military
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Test Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Trainer
4 7 (18.92%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) IT Trainer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Junior
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Gherkin
2 4 (10.81%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) WCF
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.81%) Use Case
5 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.41%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) OOD
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) V-Model
7 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.70%) Analytics
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Validation
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) ISEB
2 13 (35.14%) ISTQB
3 11 (29.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) HP
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Dell
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