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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 92 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 0.95% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.04% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 18
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 £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
1037 1156 1279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.29% 91.38% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 514 736 771
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (26.67%) User Stories
7 4 (26.67%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) ISEB
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (26.67%) System Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Android
7 4 (26.67%) Selenium
8 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (20.00%) Release Management
8 3 (20.00%) TestNG
8 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (20.00%) Spring
8 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) Equities

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 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (20.00%) TestNG
3 2 (13.33%) Bugzilla
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Software Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Software QA Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Head of Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
3 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (20.00%) Equities
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (6.67%) EPoS
5 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
5 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (13.33%) People Management
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) Sun Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Sun
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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