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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 50 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 57 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.41% 1.08% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 1.24% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 46 7 5
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £39,000
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
1160 1212 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 89.78% 87.51% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 729 715 620
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 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 28 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (37.35%) ISTQB
2 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 25 (30.12%) ISEB
3 24 (28.92%) Manual Testing
4 19 (22.89%) QA
5 18 (21.69%) Banking
6 16 (19.28%) Degree
7 15 (18.07%) Automated Testing
8 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
8 14 (16.87%) Test Automation
9 13 (15.66%) Release Management
9 13 (15.66%) Test Management
9 13 (15.66%) Python
10 11 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (13.25%) V-Model
10 11 (13.25%) Test Planning
11 10 (12.05%) SDLC
11 10 (12.05%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
12 9 (10.84%) Test Strategy
12 9 (10.84%) Selenium
12 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.84%) Project Management
13 8 (9.64%) HP
13 8 (9.64%) SAP
13 8 (9.64%) Perl
13 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
13 8 (9.64%) Spanish Language
13 8 (9.64%) Performance Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.20%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) MS Access
1 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Selenium
2 7 (8.43%) LoadRunner
3 6 (7.23%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.02%) Ant
5 4 (4.82%) JIRA
6 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.20%) Hudson
7 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.20%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 18 (21.69%) Banking
3 8 (9.64%) Spanish Language
4 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.61%) International Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Billing
6 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (74.70%) Analyst
2 51 (61.45%) Test Analyst
3 23 (27.71%) Senior Analyst
3 23 (27.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Tester
5 5 (6.02%) Test Manager
5 5 (6.02%) QA Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.61%) Automation Tester
7 3 (3.61%) Consultant
8 2 (2.41%) QA Manager
8 2 (2.41%) Junior
8 2 (2.41%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Performance Consultant
8 2 (2.41%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.41%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
1 8 (9.64%) User Experience
2 6 (7.23%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) Manual Testing
3 15 (18.07%) Automated Testing
4 14 (16.87%) Test Automation
5 13 (15.66%) Release Management
5 13 (15.66%) Test Management
6 11 (13.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (13.25%) V-Model
6 11 (13.25%) Test Planning
7 10 (12.05%) SDLC
8 9 (10.84%) Test Strategy
8 9 (10.84%) Project Management
9 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (9.64%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.43%) Scrum
11 6 (7.23%) Regression Testing
12 5 (6.02%) Software Testing
12 5 (6.02%) CMMI
12 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) Python
2 8 (9.64%) Ruby
2 8 (9.64%) Perl
3 7 (8.43%) Java
4 5 (6.02%) SQL
5 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) ISTQB
2 25 (30.12%) ISEB
3 16 (19.28%) Degree
4 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.23%) IIBA
6 6 (7.23%) CBAP
7 5 (6.02%) CSQA
8 2 (2.41%) PMP
8 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.89%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) TickIT
2 5 (6.02%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.02%) Puppet
2 5 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) HP
2 8 (9.64%) SAP
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) FatWire
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