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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 90 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.76% 1.37% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.63% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 3
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,500 £41,700
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
1129 922 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.18% 84.05% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 649 594 451
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 23 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 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 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (29.41%) V-Model
5 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
6 9 (26.47%) QA
7 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Banking
8 7 (20.59%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (17.65%) UNIX
9 6 (17.65%) Linux
9 6 (17.65%) ISEB
9 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Selenium
9 6 (17.65%) Degree
9 6 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
10 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
10 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
10 5 (14.71%) Validation
10 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) HP
11 4 (11.76%) ETL
11 4 (11.76%) Perl
11 4 (11.76%) Windows
11 4 (11.76%) Telecoms

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.88%) MFGPRO
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (17.65%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.88%) JUnit
4 2 (5.88%) TestNG
4 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) JBehave
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Local Government
4 2 (5.88%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Analyst
2 19 (55.88%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) QA Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (11.76%) FIXML
3 3 (8.82%) SOAP
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) V-Model
3 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
4 6 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 5 (14.71%) Validation
5 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.76%) Information Assurance
6 4 (11.76%) Use Case
6 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Workflow
6 4 (11.76%) ETL
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.82%) SOA
7 3 (8.82%) System Testing
8 2 (5.88%) BDD
8 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.94%) Green Hat
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