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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 76 80 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.88% 1.45% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.49% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 9
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
884 1275 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.72% 97.40% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 547 800 672
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £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 17 January 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 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) QA
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) Finance
5 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (25.81%) Selenium
6 8 (25.81%) Python
7 7 (22.58%) Games
7 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
7 7 (22.58%) Banking
7 7 (22.58%) User Stories
8 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
8 6 (19.35%) SDLC
8 6 (19.35%) Smartphone
8 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
9 5 (16.13%) Project Management
9 5 (16.13%) Degree
9 5 (16.13%) JIRA
9 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
9 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.13%) Functional Testing
10 4 (12.90%) High Availability
10 4 (12.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 4 (12.90%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) Microservices
10 4 (12.90%) Appium

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 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
2 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) Appium
4 3 (9.68%) Ant
4 3 (9.68%) Bugzilla
4 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
4 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.68%) JUnit
5 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
2 7 (22.58%) Games
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Smartphone
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
2 9 (29.03%) Regression Testing
3 7 (22.58%) User Stories
4 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Performance Testing
4 6 (19.35%) SDLC
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Functional Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
5 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) High Availability
6 4 (12.90%) Microservices
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) C++
4 2 (6.45%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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