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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 101 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.65% 2.16% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 2.76% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 4
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1147 977 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.88% 78.10% 74.76%
Number of salaries quoted 724 665 456
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
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 23 July 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (56.52%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) OO
5 7 (30.43%) UNIX
5 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
5 7 (30.43%) QA
6 6 (26.09%) Python
6 6 (26.09%) JMS
6 6 (26.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (21.74%) FIXML
7 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
7 5 (21.74%) VBA
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Banking
8 4 (17.39%) Scala
8 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (17.39%) Informatica
8 4 (17.39%) OOP
9 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
9 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
10 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (8.70%) Talend
10 2 (8.70%) Trac
10 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.70%) CA LISA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) SugarCRM
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.70%) Pentaho
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.70%) Trac
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
4 2 (8.70%) Military
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) QA Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) QA Automation Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Python Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) JMS
2 5 (21.74%) FIXML
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Open Source
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
5 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Code Coverage
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) BPEL
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) VBA
5 4 (17.39%) Scala
6 2 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) Jython
7 1 (4.35%) XPath
7 1 (4.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Informatica
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) Talend
2 2 (8.70%) Green Hat
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
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