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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 74 72 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.99% 2.41% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 2.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 5
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
805 1209 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.66% 90.90% 91.17%
Number of salaries quoted 487 740 650
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) JIRA
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 4 (26.67%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
6 4 (26.67%) OOP
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 2 (13.33%) API Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
8 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (13.33%) SaaS
8 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (13.33%) Confluence

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 (13.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
5 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (13.33%) JUnit
6 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (6.67%) Buildbot
7 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (6.67%) Robot Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Private Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) QA Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum Master
2 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) OpenEmbedded
3 1 (6.67%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) API Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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