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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 89 92 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.61% 1.29% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.58% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 6
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
1014 1076 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 87.94% 81.76% 78.01%
Number of salaries quoted 683 695 390
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
1 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) TestNG
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (16.67%) JBehave

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) BODI
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) TestNG
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) JBehave
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
4 1 (8.33%) Robotium
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Appium
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) Moq
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JMS
1 2 (16.67%) FIXML
1 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) WinForms
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Online Banking
1 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) BPEL
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (8.33%) Green Hat
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