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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 82 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.78% 1.39% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.69% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 4
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
903 948 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.44% 82.51% 77.77%
Number of salaries quoted 586 573 509
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 December 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
4 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
4 6 (35.29%) FIXML
4 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) JMS
5 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (23.53%) VBA
6 4 (23.53%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (17.65%) ETL
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (17.65%) Python
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) BODI
2 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
1 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) ReSharper
3 2 (11.76%) TestNG
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) JBehave
3 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) Moq
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Hudson
4 1 (5.88%) Robotium
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) Appium
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) FIXML
1 6 (35.29%) JMS
2 2 (11.76%) WinForms
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (11.76%) WCF
2 2 (11.76%) WPF
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
1 2 (11.76%) Online Banking
1 2 (11.76%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
2 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) RUP
6 2 (11.76%) DSDM
6 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) VBA
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.88%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Cognizant
3 1 (5.88%) Green Hat
Glasgow
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago