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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 97 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.81% 1.29% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.44% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 4
Average salary £35,000 £28,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -55.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1235 970 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.48% 89.32% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 756 636 634
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (81.25%) ISTQB
2 23 (71.88%) ISEB
3 22 (68.75%) Test Scripting
4 20 (62.50%) Retail
5 17 (53.13%) Manual Testing
6 16 (50.00%) Apple iOS
7 15 (46.88%) QA
7 15 (46.88%) Selenium
7 15 (46.88%) Functional Testing
7 15 (46.88%) Mobile App
8 14 (43.75%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 7 (21.88%) Information Assurance
10 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
10 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.75%) Banking
11 6 (18.75%) Finance
11 6 (18.75%) Test Management
12 5 (15.63%) Degree
12 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
12 5 (15.63%) SQL
13 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (12.50%) Migration
13 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
13 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
13 4 (12.50%) Agile Testing
13 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
14 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DLNA
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) ICMP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.13%) SNMP
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.38%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.13%) Mocha
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 20 (62.50%) Retail
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.13%) Law
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Analyst
1 23 (71.88%) Test Analyst
2 17 (53.13%) Tester
3 14 (43.75%) Automation Analyst
3 14 (43.75%) Automation Test Analyst
3 14 (43.75%) Automation Tester
4 4 (12.50%) IT Trainer
4 4 (12.50%) Trainer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Junior
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Automated Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Test Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) REST
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Test Scripting
2 17 (53.13%) Manual Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Functional Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Information Assurance
4 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Test Management
6 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) ETL
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
9 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) V-Model
9 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 5 (15.63%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (81.25%) ISTQB
2 23 (71.88%) ISEB
3 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Iperf
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.13%) Genesys
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) Verint
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago