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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 84 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 26 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.88% 1.36% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.74% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 15
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £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
1147 977 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.88% 78.10% 74.76%
Number of salaries quoted 724 665 456
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 23 July 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (37.50%) Gherkin
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
4 7 (21.88%) ISEB
4 7 (21.88%) UNIX
4 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
6 5 (15.63%) QA
6 5 (15.63%) HP
6 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Use Case
7 4 (12.50%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) OOD
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
7 4 (12.50%) Selenium
7 4 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.38%) WCF
8 3 (9.38%) Ajax
8 3 (9.38%) C#
8 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
8 3 (9.38%) .NET
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Military
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Test Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Tester
7 3 (9.38%) Trainer
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
8 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (9.38%) WCF
3 3 (9.38%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) Ajax
3 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 4 (12.50%) OOD
4 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Use Case
4 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.25%) V-Model
6 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
2 7 (21.88%) ISEB
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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