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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 85 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.32% 0.48% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.50% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 8
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,800 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £39,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1097 1205 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.31% 95.41% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 571 767 818
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 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 (61.29%) Regression Testing
1 19 (61.29%) QA
2 16 (51.61%) Selenium
2 16 (51.61%) Java
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
6 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) Python
6 10 (32.26%) Unix
7 9 (29.03%) Banking
7 9 (29.03%) Data Management
7 9 (29.03%) Derivative
7 9 (29.03%) C#
7 9 (29.03%) Migration
7 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
7 9 (29.03%) Time Management
7 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.81%) User Stories
8 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
9 7 (22.58%) Degree
9 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
10 6 (19.35%) JIRA
10 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Computer Science

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 (6.45%) CICS
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Selenium
2 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
3 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
4 6 (19.35%) JIRA
5 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.68%) TestComplete
6 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
7 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.23%) Subversion
8 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) Node.js
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) CGI
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (29.03%) Derivative
3 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
3 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.68%) User Experience
5 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
5 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
5 2 (6.45%) VSAM
6 1 (3.23%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
1 10 (32.26%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Regression Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Data Management
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
3 9 (29.03%) Time Management
4 8 (25.81%) User Stories
5 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
7 5 (16.13%) SDLC
7 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.90%) QA Automation
8 4 (12.90%) System Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
8 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Python
4 9 (29.03%) C#
5 8 (25.81%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) COBOL
6 2 (6.45%) JCL
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (3.23%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (3.23%) CREST Certified
2 1 (3.23%) Cyber Scheme
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) OSCP
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (61.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) HP
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
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Cathcart Associates
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