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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 90 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 19 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% 0.32% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.33% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 6
Median salary £41,000 £26,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.71% -37.64%
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
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
1217 1211 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 97.67% 96.19% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 740 812 906
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 May 2016, 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 19 (63.33%) Java
1 19 (63.33%) Selenium
2 17 (56.67%) Manual Testing
3 12 (40.00%) QA
3 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 11 (36.67%) Retail
4 11 (36.67%) Functional Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 9 (30.00%) Banking
6 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 8 (26.67%) Unix
7 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
8 7 (23.33%) ISEB
8 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
8 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
9 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.67%) Data Management
10 5 (16.67%) Derivative
10 5 (16.67%) JIRA
10 5 (16.67%) HP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) CICS
1 2 (6.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (16.67%) JIRA
5 4 (13.33%) TestComplete
6 2 (6.67%) Mocha
6 2 (6.67%) SilkTest
6 2 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 11 (36.67%) Retail
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Derivative
3 5 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 8 (26.67%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Manual Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 11 (36.67%) Functional Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.67%) Data Management
6 5 (16.67%) Mobile Development
6 5 (16.67%) QA Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Time Management
7 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) User Stories
8 3 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (10.00%) Information Security
8 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.67%) COBOL
6 2 (6.67%) JCL
6 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISEB
2 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) CISSP
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) SANS
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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