The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 97 132 108
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 84 33 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.07% 1.06% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.36% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59 17 31
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3204 2419 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 79.11% 77.63% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 1377 1902
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Scotland region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 51 £36,572 -13.94% 2
Glasgow -5 22 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Aberdeen +14 11 £37,500 -34.78%
Dundee -2 1 £22,000 -8.33% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Automated Testing
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Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing.

1 59 (44.70%) Java
2 38 (28.79%) JavaScript
3 37 (28.03%) Degree
4 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (25.76%) QA
6 32 (24.24%) UNIX
6 32 (24.24%) Linux
7 30 (22.73%) SQL
8 29 (21.97%) HTML
8 29 (21.97%) Python
9 27 (20.45%) OO
10 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
11 24 (18.18%) Software Testing
11 24 (18.18%) Selenium
11 24 (18.18%) Oracle
11 24 (18.18%) Relational Database
12 22 (16.67%) CSS
12 22 (16.67%) Hibernate
12 22 (16.67%) Scrum
13 21 (15.91%) Web Services
14 20 (15.15%) XML
14 20 (15.15%) Finance
14 20 (15.15%) Computer Science
15 19 (14.39%) Ruby
15 19 (14.39%) RDBMS
16 18 (13.64%) C#
16 18 (13.64%) Test Scripting
16 18 (13.64%) Test Strategy
17 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (12.88%) Windows

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
1 8 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.79%) Drupal
2 5 (3.79%) Apache
3 4 (3.03%) Alfresco
3 4 (3.03%) SugarCRM
3 4 (3.03%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Photoshop
1 8 (6.06%) GIMP
1 8 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) LDAP
2 5 (3.79%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.52%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.76%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 19 (14.39%) RDBMS
3 14 (10.61%) Big Data
3 14 (10.61%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.61%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.79%) MySQL
7 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.03%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (18.18%) Selenium
2 11 (8.33%) JIRA
3 9 (6.82%) Ant
4 8 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.30%) JUnit
5 7 (5.30%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (4.55%) EasyMock
7 5 (3.79%) Maven
8 4 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.03%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.27%) ReSharper
9 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.52%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.52%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.52%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.52%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.52%) QAComplete
General
1 20 (15.15%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Banking
3 4 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.52%) Games
4 2 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (26.52%) Developer
2 27 (20.45%) Java Developer
3 26 (19.70%) Tester
4 20 (15.15%) Analyst
4 20 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 19 (14.39%) Test Analyst
6 13 (9.85%) Software Tester
7 11 (8.33%) Test Manager
8 10 (7.58%) Programmer
8 10 (7.58%) Test Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) Team Leader
10 7 (5.30%) Software Team Leader
10 7 (5.30%) Java Team Leader
10 7 (5.30%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Lead Programmer
12 5 (3.79%) Software Programmer
12 5 (3.79%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (3.79%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.97%) HTML
2 22 (16.67%) CSS
2 22 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 21 (15.91%) Web Services
4 20 (15.15%) XML
5 16 (12.12%) .NET
6 15 (11.36%) Spring
7 13 (9.85%) PostGIS
7 13 (9.85%) HTML5
8 12 (9.09%) Ajax
9 10 (7.58%) JSP
9 10 (7.58%) JSON
9 10 (7.58%) jQuery
10 9 (6.82%) JPA
10 9 (6.82%) J2EE
10 9 (6.82%) JMS
11 8 (6.06%) Struts
12 7 (5.30%) Spring MVC
12 7 (5.30%) Servlets
13 6 (4.55%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.85%) GIS
3 10 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.06%) PKI
6 7 (5.30%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (4.55%) Open Source
7 6 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.55%) Physics
8 4 (3.03%) Firmware
8 4 (3.03%) Data Integration
8 4 (3.03%) Blog
9 3 (2.27%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.27%) DTV
9 3 (2.27%) NHS
10 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.76%) New Media
11 1 (0.76%) Informatics
11 1 (0.76%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.24%) UNIX
1 32 (24.24%) Linux
2 17 (12.88%) Windows
3 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.45%) OO
3 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 24 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 22 (16.67%) Scrum
6 18 (13.64%) Test Scripting
6 18 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (12.12%) Manual Testing
9 15 (11.36%) Test Automation
10 13 (9.85%) Test Management
11 12 (9.09%) Regression Testing
12 10 (7.58%) TDD
13 9 (6.82%) Waterfall
13 9 (6.82%) Product Management
13 9 (6.82%) Data Modelling
13 9 (6.82%) MVC
14 8 (6.06%) Document Management
14 8 (6.06%) Analytics
14 8 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.70%) Java
2 38 (28.79%) JavaScript
3 30 (22.73%) SQL
4 29 (21.97%) Python
5 19 (14.39%) Ruby
6 18 (13.64%) C#
7 10 (7.58%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.06%) C++
9 7 (5.30%) PHP
10 5 (3.79%) Scala
10 5 (3.79%) Perl
11 4 (3.03%) Delphi
11 4 (3.03%) VBScript
12 2 (1.52%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.52%) VBA
13 1 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.76%) VB
13 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (28.03%) Degree
2 16 (12.12%) ISEB
2 16 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.52%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.76%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (25.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (18.18%) Oracle
2 9 (6.82%) HP
3 8 (6.06%) Adobe
4 5 (3.79%) JBoss
4 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.03%) Jaspersoft
5 4 (3.03%) Talend
6 3 (2.27%) Red Gate
6 3 (2.27%) Typemock
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) Sun
Dundee, Angus
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28 to £55 per annum - dependant on Exp
Posted: 5 days ago
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
EMIS
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago