The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting 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 Scripting over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 92 89 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.15% 1.05% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.27% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £28,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
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
1176 943 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.30% 82.72% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 682 630 455
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Glasgow region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Degree
4 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (23.33%) QA
4 7 (23.33%) System Testing
4 7 (23.33%) V-Model
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle
4 7 (23.33%) SLA
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (20.00%) Validation
5 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Local Government
6 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (16.67%) Banking
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.67%) ERP
7 4 (13.33%) UNIX

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (6.67%) MFGPRO
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Local Government
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) IT Graduate
6 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) SOAP
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
1 4 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) UNIX
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Software Testing
1 7 (23.33%) System Testing
1 7 (23.33%) V-Model
2 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (20.00%) Validation
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (16.67%) ERP
3 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.67%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (13.33%) SOA
4 4 (13.33%) Use Case
5 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.00%) Test Management
6 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) HND
5 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
1 7 (23.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.67%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Cognizant
4 2 (6.67%) Green Hat
4 2 (6.67%) IBM