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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 94 99 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.42% 0.93% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.12% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
1044 1156 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.40% 82.81% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 691 751 405
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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
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 31 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Test Planning
3 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Selenium
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Validation
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) Test Management
7 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (23.08%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) Android
7 3 (23.08%) Hudson
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 2 (15.38%) User Stories

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (15.38%) BODI
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (23.08%) Hudson
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Robotium
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.69%) TestNG
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Appium
4 1 (7.69%) Robolectric
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) FIXML
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Online Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Planning
2 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) BDD
6 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Cognizant
4 1 (7.69%) Green Hat
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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