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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 99 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.12% 0.80% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.88% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 8
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £45,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £45,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
1149 1132 1255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.55% 90.85% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 680 763 823
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) Release Management
2 27 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 24 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 15 (33.33%) Python
5 12 (26.67%) Degree
6 11 (24.44%) Linux
7 10 (22.22%) SQL
7 10 (22.22%) Selenium
8 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 8 (17.78%) Finance
9 8 (17.78%) User Stories
10 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
10 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
11 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
11 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
12 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 5 (11.11%) Spring
12 5 (11.11%) Equities
12 5 (11.11%) Back Office
12 5 (11.11%) Java
12 5 (11.11%) Sun
12 5 (11.11%) Sun Certification
12 5 (11.11%) FitNesse
12 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
12 5 (11.11%) User Experience
12 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
13 4 (8.89%) SQL Optimisation
13 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 4 (8.89%) TestNG
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) Robot Framework
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Back Office
3 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Analyst
2 27 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 24 (53.33%) Senior Analyst
3 24 (53.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Systems Test Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Manual Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Tester
9 1 (2.22%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Spring
2 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.44%) CGI
3 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 5 (11.11%) Equities
1 5 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) VSAM
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.22%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 27 (60.00%) Release Management
3 24 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (17.78%) User Stories
5 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
8 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Optimisation
9 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.67%) Scrum
10 2 (4.44%) Coaching
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.44%) Defect Management
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.44%) SDLC
11 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Python
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) COBOL
6 2 (4.44%) JCL
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Sun
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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