The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 100 71 82
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 2.25% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 2.83% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 4
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1138 955 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.94% 79.45% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 701 638 445
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
Scotland

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 1 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 11 (45.83%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) UNIX
4 8 (33.33%) OO
4 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 8 (33.33%) QA
5 7 (29.17%) JMS
5 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (25.00%) FIXML
6 6 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (25.00%) VBA
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) OOP
8 4 (16.67%) Informatica
8 4 (16.67%) Scala
8 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.33%) Subversion
10 2 (8.33%) BPEL
10 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
10 2 (8.33%) Middleware
10 2 (8.33%) Aerospace

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) Drupal
2 2 (8.33%) SugarCRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) Trac
2 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (8.33%) Military
5 1 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Python Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) JMS
2 6 (25.00%) FIXML
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Open Source
1 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) OO
1 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) OOP
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) BPEL
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Code Coverage
5 2 (8.33%) SOA
5 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) VBA
4 4 (16.67%) Scala
5 2 (8.33%) Jython
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) XPath
6 1 (4.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (8.33%) Cognizant
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Green Hat
2 2 (8.33%) Talend
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
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