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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 64 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 21 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.16% 2.39% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 2.46% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 11
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
943 1259 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.82% 97.07% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 576 821 662
Median salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 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 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) QA
3 15 (41.67%) Java
4 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 13 (36.11%) Regression Testing
5 12 (33.33%) Selenium
6 10 (27.78%) Python
7 9 (25.00%) Banking
7 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (25.00%) User Stories
8 8 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 8 (22.22%) Manual Testing
8 8 (22.22%) SDLC
8 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Games
9 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
10 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 6 (16.67%) Project Management
10 6 (16.67%) Web Services
10 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 6 (16.67%) Smartphone
11 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
11 5 (13.89%) C#

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 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.11%) Appium
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (8.33%) Ant
4 3 (8.33%) Bugzilla
4 3 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) JUnit
4 3 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Games
3 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Regression Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (25.00%) User Stories
4 8 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 8 (22.22%) SDLC
5 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 6 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) High Availability
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) Python
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (61.11%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
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