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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 97 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.71% 1.96% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.40% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 2
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
1177 916 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.07% 81.64% 75.27%
Number of salaries quoted 699 610 434
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) QA
4 8 (33.33%) UNIX
4 8 (33.33%) JMS
5 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (29.17%) VBA
5 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
5 7 (29.17%) FIXML
5 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (20.83%) OOP
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
8 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Informatica
8 4 (16.67%) Python
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.50%) Scala
9 3 (12.50%) Degree
9 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
9 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) SugarCRM
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) Trac
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Moq
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (8.33%) Military
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) QA Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) QA Automation Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Python Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Principal Developer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) JMS
2 7 (29.17%) FIXML
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.17%) WinForms
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.17%) WCF
4 1 (4.17%) WPF
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
2 6 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) OOP
4 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Code Coverage
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) BPEL
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) VBA
4 4 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) XQuery
7 1 (4.17%) Jython
7 1 (4.17%) XPath
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Cognizant
2 2 (8.33%) Green Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.17%) Talend
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EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Skyscanner
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Skyscanner
Posted: 21 days ago