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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 87 80 109
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.88% 1.87% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.05% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 3
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £40,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
1182 1120 1243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.63% 90.98% 90.47%
Number of salaries quoted 600 705 789
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,148 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 24 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) Selenium
3 22 (59.46%) SQL
4 17 (45.95%) Python
5 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
5 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
6 13 (35.14%) Manual Testing
7 12 (32.43%) Degree
7 12 (32.43%) QA
7 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
7 12 (32.43%) Linux
7 12 (32.43%) Finance
8 11 (29.73%) Scrum
8 11 (29.73%) Java
9 10 (27.03%) Release Management
10 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (24.32%) TestNG
10 9 (24.32%) Windows
10 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
11 6 (16.22%) Unix
11 6 (16.22%) Spring
11 6 (16.22%) Equities
11 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Back Office
11 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
11 6 (16.22%) Computer Science

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 (5.41%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Selenium
2 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
3 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
4 9 (24.32%) TestNG
5 5 (13.51%) FitNesse
5 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.51%) JBehave
5 5 (13.51%) JUnit
5 5 (13.51%) Maven
5 5 (13.51%) Robot Framework
5 5 (13.51%) Subversion
5 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
6 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Back Office
3 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
2 15 (40.54%) Test Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Tester
5 6 (16.22%) Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
5 6 (16.22%) QA Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Software Tester
6 5 (13.51%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) QA Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Test Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (10.81%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) QA Tester
7 4 (10.81%) Software Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Software QA Tester
7 4 (10.81%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Spring
2 5 (13.51%) Gherkin
2 5 (13.51%) RESTful
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.41%) CGI
5 1 (2.70%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
1 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
1 6 (16.22%) Computer Science
1 6 (16.22%) Equities
1 6 (16.22%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) VSAM
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Unix
4 4 (10.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Test Scripting
3 13 (35.14%) Manual Testing
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) Release Management
6 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (24.32%) Software Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
7 6 (16.22%) SDLC
7 6 (16.22%) Web Application Development
8 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 5 (13.51%) Coaching
8 5 (13.51%) ETL
8 5 (13.51%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.51%) QA Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) Python
3 11 (29.73%) Java
4 6 (16.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.51%) Perl
5 5 (13.51%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) C#
7 2 (5.41%) COBOL
7 2 (5.41%) JCL
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Sun Certification
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) ISEB
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Sun
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