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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 100 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.62% 0.81% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.90% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 20
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
1188 1117 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.67% 90.89% 90.21%
Number of salaries quoted 600 704 801
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,148 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,000
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 23 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 8 (38.10%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) QA
4 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 6 (28.57%) C#
6 6 (28.57%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) Equities
7 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
7 5 (23.81%) Spring
7 5 (23.81%) Sun Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) Back Office
7 5 (23.81%) Sun
7 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
7 5 (23.81%) FitNesse
7 5 (23.81%) Release Management
7 5 (23.81%) User Experience
7 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
8 4 (19.05%) SDLC
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Optimisation
8 4 (19.05%) Business Transformation
8 4 (19.05%) User Stories

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 5 (23.81%) FitNesse
4 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (19.05%) TestNG
5 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.76%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Back Office
3 4 (19.05%) Financial Institution
4 3 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (9.52%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
6 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Software Tester
4 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (19.05%) QA Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) QA Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Software Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Equities
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) EPoS
4 1 (4.76%) Fintech
4 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Android
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Release Management
4 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
5 4 (19.05%) Business Transformation
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (19.05%) System Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) User Stories
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) People Management
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 5 (23.81%) Sun Certification
4 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Sun
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
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