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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 100 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.68% 1.53% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.83% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
1139 929 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.03% 83.62% 75.60%
Number of salaries quoted 661 610 449
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) UNIX
2 9 (40.91%) JMS
2 9 (40.91%) QA
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
3 8 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) FIXML
4 7 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (31.82%) VBA
4 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) OOP
6 4 (18.18%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Scala
7 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 2 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 2 (9.09%) Windows

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) SugarCRM
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Moq
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) JBehave
4 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) Trac
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (4.55%) TestNG
4 1 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.55%) Military
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Automation Engineer
1 8 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) QA Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) QA Automation Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate
6 2 (9.09%) Junior
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Python Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Software Quality Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) JMS
2 8 (36.36%) FIXML
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) WinForms
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) Rendezvous
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
3 4 (18.18%) OOP
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) RUP
5 2 (9.09%) DSDM
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) VBA
4 5 (22.73%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Scala
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) XPath
7 1 (4.55%) Jython
7 1 (4.55%) XQuery
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) Green Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Talend
2 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 27 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
EMIS
Salary: up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago