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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 80 103 72
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -31
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 21 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.76% 0.63% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.73% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 20
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1065 1241 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.05% 86.97% 80.61%
Number of salaries quoted 675 775 685
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 12 (40.00%) QA
4 11 (36.67%) UNIX
5 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
6 9 (30.00%) VBA
6 9 (30.00%) JMS
6 9 (30.00%) FIXML
7 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Release Management
8 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) Web Services
9 5 (16.67%) Python
9 5 (16.67%) Banking
9 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
9 5 (16.67%) Selenium
10 4 (13.33%) Degree
10 4 (13.33%) Android
10 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
10 4 (13.33%) BDD
10 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
10 4 (13.33%) Linux
10 4 (13.33%) Java

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
1 3 (10.00%) ATM
2 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.67%) DLNA
2 2 (6.67%) ICMP
2 2 (6.67%) Wireless
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) SNMP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 5 (16.67%) Selenium
3 3 (10.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 2 (6.67%) Hudson
4 2 (6.67%) Mocha
4 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Robolectric
5 1 (3.33%) Robotium
5 1 (3.33%) TestNG
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Test Engineer
3 12 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 11 (36.67%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (30.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 9 (30.00%) QA Engineer
6 8 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Automated Test Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Scala Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) JMS
1 9 (30.00%) FIXML
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) IVR
2 3 (10.00%) Online Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Android
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Release Management
4 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Management
7 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.67%) User Stories
8 2 (6.67%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) VBA
3 5 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (13.33%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.67%) Tcl
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Iperf
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Siebel
2 3 (10.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) FatWire
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