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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 82 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 30 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.21% 0.64% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.72% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 15
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1229 971 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.37% 89.33% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 750 632 645
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,976
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) Release Management
2 34 (69.39%) Test Scripting
2 34 (69.39%) Manual Testing
3 10 (20.41%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) Degree
4 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
5 8 (16.33%) User Stories
6 4 (8.16%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (8.16%) Internet
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) SQL
6 4 (8.16%) Retail Banking
6 4 (8.16%) Test Management
6 4 (8.16%) Banking
6 4 (8.16%) Retail
7 3 (6.12%) Online Banking
7 3 (6.12%) Oracle
7 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.12%) Test Planning
7 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.08%) Cognizant
8 2 (4.08%) Scrum
8 2 (4.08%) CRM
8 2 (4.08%) Siebel
8 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) ATM
3 1 (2.04%) DHCP
3 1 (2.04%) DLNA
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (2.04%) ICMP
3 1 (2.04%) SNMP
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) VPN
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.04%) Mocha
2 1 (2.04%) Robot Framework
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.16%) Banking
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
1 4 (8.16%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Analyst
1 38 (77.55%) Test Analyst
2 35 (71.43%) Senior Analyst
2 35 (71.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Test Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Systems Test Engineer
5 8 (16.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.04%) REST
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.08%) IVR
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) Manual Testing
2 34 (69.39%) Release Management
2 34 (69.39%) Test Scripting
3 8 (16.33%) User Stories
4 4 (8.16%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.16%) Test Management
5 3 (6.12%) Test Planning
5 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.08%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.08%) Scrum
6 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.04%) System Testing
7 1 (2.04%) TDD
7 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Python
2 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.16%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Iperf
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Cognizant
2 2 (4.08%) Siebel
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
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