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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 93 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% 1.12% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.36% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
1108 1180 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.00% 82.75% 75.90%
Number of salaries quoted 753 778 464
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
5 6 (35.29%) Selenium
6 5 (29.41%) FIXML
6 5 (29.41%) VBA
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) JMS
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) Python
8 3 (17.65%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) Banking
8 3 (17.65%) JIRA
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 3 (17.65%) Android
8 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
8 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
8 3 (17.65%) Hudson
9 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.76%) Robotium

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (11.76%) BODI
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (35.29%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) Hudson
4 2 (11.76%) Robotium
4 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
5 1 (5.88%) TestNG
5 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.88%) Appium
5 1 (5.88%) Robolectric
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) QA Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) FIXML
1 5 (29.41%) JMS
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) Online Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Automated Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
3 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) VBA
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) FatWire
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago