The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 82 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 26 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.90% 1.16% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.47% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 14
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £30,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1138 955 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.94% 79.45% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 701 638 445
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Scotland

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 1 August 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 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 (48.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (36.36%) Gherkin
3 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) ISEB
4 9 (27.27%) UNIX
4 9 (27.27%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
6 7 (21.21%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (15.15%) QA
9 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.12%) Selenium
9 4 (12.12%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (12.12%) Use Case
9 4 (12.12%) Linux
9 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
10 3 (9.09%) OOD
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.09%) HTML
10 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 2 (6.06%) MVC
11 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (6.06%) C#
11 2 (6.06%) Perl
11 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
11 2 (6.06%) .NET

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Selenium
2 2 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Military
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Test Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Trainer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Gherkin
2 4 (12.12%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) WCF
4 2 (6.06%) Ajax
4 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Use Case
5 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.09%) OOD
6 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Workflow
7 2 (6.06%) Security Testing
7 2 (6.06%) V-Model
7 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance
8 1 (3.03%) Analytics
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
8 1 (3.03%) TDD
8 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
2 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 9 (27.27%) ISEB
2 9 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle