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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 74 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.32% 2.04% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.23% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 6
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
819 1255 1058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 90.40% 91.54% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 500 745 706
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Selenium
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
7 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 4 (25.00%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) QA
7 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 4 (25.00%) OOP
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) Python
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
8 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
9 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 2 (12.50%) SaaS
9 2 (12.50%) Hudson
9 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
9 2 (12.50%) REST
9 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus

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 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
5 2 (12.50%) Ant
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (12.50%) Hudson
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
5 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) BDD
3 4 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
5 2 (12.50%) API Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Conflict Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Wealth Management
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft