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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 83 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 1.52% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.87% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Average salary £30,125 £65,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.65% +81.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £36,374 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £65,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
960 963 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.24% 81.47% 77.64%
Number of salaries quoted 630 593 453
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (50.00%) UNIX
2 12 (42.86%) HP
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) ISEB
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 12 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (28.57%) Coaching
3 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Selenium
4 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 4 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (14.29%) C#
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) V-Model
7 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
7 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 4 (14.29%) QA
7 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Spring
7 4 (14.29%) Maven
7 4 (14.29%) Hibernate

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) TestLink
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Trainer
3 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Trainer
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) Spring
1 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Equities
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Coaching
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) V-Model
5 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) System Testing
6 2 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) ISEB
1 12 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 12 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Dell
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago