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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 82 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.10% 1.31% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 1.46% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 4
Median salary - £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
870 1165 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.41% 89.96% 91.41%
Number of salaries quoted 512 744 603
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £56,500
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 8 December 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (50.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Junior
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) People Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft