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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 93 103 76
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 20 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.54% 0.72% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.82% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 12
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
1171 1217 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.94% 87.49% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 733 719 620
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 13 (38.24%) Manual Testing
4 13 (38.24%) Release Management
5 12 (35.29%) Finance
5 12 (35.29%) HP UFT
6 11 (32.35%) UNIX
6 11 (32.35%) QA
7 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
8 9 (26.47%) FIXML
8 9 (26.47%) JMS
8 9 (26.47%) VBA
8 9 (26.47%) WebLogic
9 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.71%) Web Services
10 5 (14.71%) Banking
10 5 (14.71%) Test Planning
11 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
11 4 (11.76%) Android
11 4 (11.76%) Selenium
11 4 (11.76%) Degree
11 4 (11.76%) Linux
11 4 (11.76%) Python
11 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
12 3 (8.82%) Cognizant
12 3 (8.82%) Internet

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (26.47%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) ATM
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) ICMP
2 2 (5.88%) Wireless
2 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.88%) DLNA
2 2 (5.88%) DHCP
2 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) SNMP
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) HP UFT
2 4 (11.76%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) FitNesse
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) Mocha
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) Hudson
5 1 (2.94%) Robotium
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) Robolectric
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Analyst
2 17 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 13 (38.24%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (38.24%) Senior Test Analyst
4 12 (35.29%) Test Engineer
5 10 (29.41%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (26.47%) QA Automation Engineer
6 9 (26.47%) QA Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Automated Test Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Scala Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) JMS
1 9 (26.47%) FIXML
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) IVR
2 3 (8.82%) Online Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Android
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 13 (38.24%) Manual Testing
3 13 (38.24%) Release Management
4 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 5 (14.71%) Test Planning
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Test Management
7 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Validation
8 2 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) VBA
3 4 (11.76%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) Tcl
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Iperf
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Siebel
2 3 (8.82%) Cognizant
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) FatWire
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