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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 91 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.92% 1.86% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.14% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 15
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £33,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1070 1214 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.09% 86.96% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 684 748 667
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (57.89%) ISEB
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
5 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Analytics
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) V-Model
6 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
7 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
7 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 3 (15.79%) Android
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Coaching
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) Subversion
7 3 (15.79%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
7 3 (15.79%) QA
7 3 (15.79%) Selenium

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) SNMP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) ICMP
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
1 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
1 2 (10.53%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Mocha
2 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
2 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Automated Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
4 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
2 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
2 4 (21.05%) V-Model
2 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
2 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
2 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
2 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) Coaching
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) Tcl
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) ISEB
2 10 (52.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (5.26%) PMP
6 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Iperf
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
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