The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Glasgow region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 80 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.66% 0.88% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.90% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £31,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
878 1330 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.91% 97.01% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 537 816 747
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Tester
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Tester Salary Trend in Glasgow

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) QA
3 13 (46.43%) Finance
4 12 (42.86%) Java
5 9 (32.14%) Selenium
6 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 7 (25.00%) Games
7 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Python
7 7 (25.00%) Banking
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Appium
9 5 (17.86%) User Stories
9 5 (17.86%) SDLC
9 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
9 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
10 4 (14.29%) HP
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 4 (14.29%) JIRA
10 4 (14.29%) BDD
10 4 (14.29%) High Availability
10 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (14.29%) Microservices

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) Appium
3 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) Ant
5 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
5 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.71%) JUnit
5 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
6 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 7 (25.00%) Games
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) SDLC
5 5 (17.86%) User Stories
6 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) High Availability
6 4 (14.29%) Microservices
6 4 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) C++
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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