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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 91 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.08% 1.13% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.38% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £28,750 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,750 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
1166 943 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 84.19% 81.79% 75.19%
Number of salaries quoted 691 629 440
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) SLA
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (27.27%) System Testing
4 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (24.24%) Degree
5 7 (21.21%) Local Government
5 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
5 7 (21.21%) QA
5 7 (21.21%) V-Model
5 7 (21.21%) ERP
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (18.18%) Validation
6 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 6 (18.18%) Change Management
6 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 5 (15.15%) UNIX
7 5 (15.15%) Banking
8 4 (12.12%) Linux
8 4 (12.12%) Java

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 2 (6.06%) MFGPRO
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Local Government
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.06%) Retail
6 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Functional Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Validation Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
1 4 (12.12%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) System Testing
2 7 (21.21%) V-Model
2 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
2 7 (21.21%) ERP
3 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 6 (18.18%) Change Management
3 6 (18.18%) Validation
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Use Case
4 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Test Management
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) HND
5 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) SLA
2 7 (21.21%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.06%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Cognizant
4 2 (6.06%) Green Hat
4 2 (6.06%) IBM