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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 104 106 83
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.54% 0.57% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.59% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 8
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £28,200 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
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
1207 1352 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.78% 96.30% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 775 805 740
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) ISEB
4 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 2 (14.29%) Web Design
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) EJB
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) Servlets
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) Dojo
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) API Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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