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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 74 93 104
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.66% 0.99% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.03% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 8
Median salary £32,500 £36,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
981 1258 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.61% 95.96% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 547 814 760
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) QA
3 18 (54.55%) Regression Testing
4 14 (42.42%) Java
5 13 (39.39%) Selenium
6 12 (36.36%) Finance
7 10 (30.30%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Python
7 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
8 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
8 9 (27.27%) User Stories
8 9 (27.27%) Banking
9 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
9 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
10 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (21.21%) SDLC
10 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
10 7 (21.21%) Linux
10 7 (21.21%) Unix
10 7 (21.21%) C#
11 6 (18.18%) .NET
11 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
11 6 (18.18%) Derivative
11 6 (18.18%) Data Management
11 6 (18.18%) Migration
11 6 (18.18%) Time Management
11 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing

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 (6.06%) CICS
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA
4 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.09%) Bugzilla
5 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Games
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) Node.js
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) CGI
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 6 (18.18%) Derivative
3 3 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.06%) VSAM
5 1 (3.03%) CESG
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 4 (12.12%) Android
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
4 9 (27.27%) User Stories
5 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.21%) SDLC
6 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Data Management
7 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Migration
7 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.18%) Time Management
8 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.12%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) Python
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) C#
4 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.06%) COBOL
5 2 (6.06%) JCL
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.03%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (3.03%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Scheme
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) OSCP
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
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