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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 96 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.53% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.64% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £32,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £67,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1036 1098 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.70% 82.87% 75.85%
Number of salaries quoted 688 716 517
Average salary £43,913 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.32% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,426 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) ISEB
3 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
4 7 (33.33%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) UNIX
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
7 4 (19.05%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (19.05%) Spring
7 4 (19.05%) Maven
7 4 (19.05%) Equities
7 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Coaching
8 3 (14.29%) V-Model
8 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Retail

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Test Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
2 4 (19.05%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Equities
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Coaching
3 3 (14.29%) V-Model
3 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Management
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISEB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) PMP
5 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) HP
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