The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 95 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.52% 0.90% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.93% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 3
Average salary £28,250 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.48% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £53,650 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Tester
Scotland

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
1064 1291 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 91.41% 96.92% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 707 823 697
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) QA
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (14.29%) CA Wily
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) JUnit
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) HP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Introscope
3 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) CA Wily
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago