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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 91 83 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 14 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.08% 2.21% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 2.54% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 9
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
1155 1221 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.47% 87.09% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 727 712 637
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) ISEB
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) V-Model
6 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
6 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Analytics
7 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) QA
7 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) SNMP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) ICMP
1 2 (11.11%) Wireless
1 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
1 2 (11.11%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Mocha
2 2 (11.11%) Jasmine
2 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Junior
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 4 (22.22%) V-Model
3 4 (22.22%) Information Assurance
3 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Tcl
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 10 (55.56%) ISEB
3 6 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Iperf
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
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