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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 100 72
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 19 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.74% 0.51% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.62% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 5
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +75.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £50,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
964 970 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 88.04% 81.79% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 630 601 446
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Banking
4 13 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 12 (30.77%) Degree
5 12 (30.77%) Java
6 11 (28.21%) Test Strategy
7 10 (25.64%) QA
7 10 (25.64%) V-Model
7 10 (25.64%) Python
7 10 (25.64%) Regression Testing
8 9 (23.08%) SQL
8 9 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Web Services
9 8 (20.51%) Scrum
10 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
11 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
11 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.38%) ETL
11 6 (15.38%) ISEB
12 5 (12.82%) Perl
12 5 (12.82%) TDD
12 5 (12.82%) Black-Box Testing
12 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (12.82%) Selenium
13 4 (10.26%) Ruby
13 4 (10.26%) FIX Protocol

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Selenium
2 4 (10.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.13%) JBehave
4 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.13%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) TestNG
4 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
5 1 (2.56%) Appium
5 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) Hudson
5 1 (2.56%) Robotium
General
1 23 (58.97%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Analyst
1 23 (58.97%) Test Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) QA Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tester
5 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Junior
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (10.26%) FIXML
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (5.13%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) JMS
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 3 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (5.13%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Test Strategy
3 10 (25.64%) V-Model
3 10 (25.64%) Regression Testing
4 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 6 (15.38%) ETL
6 5 (12.82%) TDD
6 5 (12.82%) Black-Box Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Test Management
7 4 (10.26%) SOA
8 3 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) Python
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.82%) Perl
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 12 (30.77%) Degree
3 9 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (15.38%) ISEB
5 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) HND
6 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Green Hat
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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