The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 87 90 82
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.27% 1.06% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.25% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 10
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
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
1053 1119 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.39% 84.97% 77.89%
Number of salaries quoted 694 717 552
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,184 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Glasgow region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 11 (50.00%) QA
3 11 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 8 (36.36%) Test Planning
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) FIXML
5 8 (36.36%) JMS
5 8 (36.36%) VBA
5 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
5 8 (36.36%) UNIX
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) Selenium
8 5 (22.73%) Banking
9 4 (18.18%) Retail
9 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
9 4 (18.18%) Online Banking
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) HP
9 4 (18.18%) Internet
9 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
9 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
9 4 (18.18%) Test Management
10 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.64%) Cucumber

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) BODI
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Hudson
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) FitNesse
4 2 (9.09%) Robotium
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) TestNG
5 1 (4.55%) Appium
5 1 (4.55%) Robolectric
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Test Engineer
1 10 (45.45%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) QA Automation Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) QA Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Test Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) FIXML
1 8 (36.36%) JMS
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Online Banking
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) IVR
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Android
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 8 (36.36%) Test Planning
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Test Management
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) User Stories
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) VBA
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Siebel
3 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 2 (9.09%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.55%) FatWire
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago