The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 106 95 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -53
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 4 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.37% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.39% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 34
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1403 1016 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.43% 93.81% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 914 550 632
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Tester
Scotland

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 16 April 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) SQL
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) Informatica
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) Qt
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Informatica
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Siebel
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
EMIS
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago