The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 96 101 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.32% 0.78% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.81% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £26,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.64% -3.40%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
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
1152 1356 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.20% 96.24% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 778 881 604
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
3 6 (35.29%) QA
4 5 (29.41%) Selenium
4 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) JMeter
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) JUnit
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) CSS

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
3 4 (23.53%) JUnit
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) JMeter
4 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) Introscope
6 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.88%) TestLink
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Data Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) R
3 2 (11.76%) C
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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