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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 96 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.36% 1.10% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.21% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £45,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,375 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1155 1070 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.11% 90.83% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 654 706 753
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
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 26 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Test Scripting
3 20 (44.44%) Python
3 20 (44.44%) Release Management
3 20 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 17 (37.78%) SQL
5 16 (35.56%) Linux
5 16 (35.56%) Selenium
6 15 (33.33%) Degree
7 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (20.00%) User Stories
8 9 (20.00%) Java
9 8 (17.78%) Scrum
9 8 (17.78%) Finance
9 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
9 8 (17.78%) TestNG
10 7 (15.56%) QA
10 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
10 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
11 6 (13.33%) Windows
11 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
12 5 (11.11%) Unix
12 5 (11.11%) Sun Certification
12 5 (11.11%) Sun
12 5 (11.11%) Back Office
12 5 (11.11%) Equities
12 5 (11.11%) User Experience
12 5 (11.11%) Algorithms

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 (4.44%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.78%) TestNG
4 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
5 5 (11.11%) FitNesse
6 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.89%) JBehave
6 4 (8.89%) JUnit
6 4 (8.89%) Maven
6 4 (8.89%) Subversion
6 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
7 3 (6.67%) Robot Framework
8 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Back Office
3 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Analyst
2 22 (48.89%) Test Analyst
3 17 (37.78%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (37.78%) Senior Test Analyst
4 12 (26.67%) Test Engineer
5 11 (24.44%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (15.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 7 (15.56%) Systems Test Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Tester
10 3 (6.67%) QA Analyst
10 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
11 2 (4.44%) Manual Tester
11 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
11 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Spring
2 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.89%) RESTful
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) CGI
3 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 5 (11.11%) Equities
1 5 (11.11%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) VSAM
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) CAN bus
4 1 (2.22%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Test Scripting
3 20 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 20 (44.44%) Release Management
4 9 (20.00%) User Stories
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
5 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
8 4 (8.89%) BDD
8 4 (8.89%) Business Transformation
8 4 (8.89%) ETL
8 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.89%) SDLC
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Optimisation
9 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Python
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 9 (20.00%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Perl
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) COBOL
7 2 (4.44%) JCL
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Sun
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Metaskil Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago