The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 120 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 38 75 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.33% 2.35% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.60% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 21 56 54
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +14.28%
Automated Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2592 2881 3170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.41% 90.34% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1836 2140
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -21 17 £45,500 +26.38% 2
Edinburgh -14 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dundee +15 5 £27,500 +15.78%
Fife - 2 £32,250 -
West Lothian +4 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.16%) C#
3 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (25.00%) Java
4 19 (25.00%) Finance
4 19 (25.00%) Degree
5 17 (22.37%) ISTQB
5 17 (22.37%) .NET
5 17 (22.37%) Oracle
5 17 (22.37%) Web Services
5 17 (22.37%) OO
5 17 (22.37%) ISEB
5 17 (22.37%) SDLC
6 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
7 15 (19.74%) Manual Testing
7 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
7 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
7 15 (19.74%) Python
7 15 (19.74%) MySQL
7 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
7 15 (19.74%) HTML
7 15 (19.74%) Scrum
8 14 (18.42%) RDBMS
8 14 (18.42%) Internet
8 14 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (18.42%) QA
9 13 (17.11%) PRINCE2
9 13 (17.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (15.79%) SQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (13.16%) Apache Qpid
1 10 (13.16%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (9.21%) Apache
3 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.26%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (14.47%) SaaS
4 10 (13.16%) GitHub
4 10 (13.16%) Google App Engine
4 10 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (13.16%) Google Compute Engine
4 10 (13.16%) Heroku
4 10 (13.16%) PaaS
5 3 (3.95%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) Internet
2 10 (13.16%) AMQP
2 10 (13.16%) Firewall
2 10 (13.16%) HTTP
2 10 (13.16%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) MySQL
1 15 (19.74%) Relational Database
2 14 (18.42%) RDBMS
3 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
4 10 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
4 10 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.47%) Selenium
3 10 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.89%) JIRA
4 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.95%) Grunt
6 3 (3.95%) gulp
7 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.63%) Maven
7 2 (2.63%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.32%) Ant
8 1 (1.32%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.32%) JMeter
8 1 (1.32%) JUnit
8 1 (1.32%) Selenium IDE
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
2 10 (13.16%) Billing
3 5 (6.58%) Games
3 5 (6.58%) Private Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Law
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Developer
2 14 (18.42%) C# Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Architect
3 10 (13.16%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (13.16%) Service Architect
3 10 (13.16%) Test Manager
4 9 (11.84%) Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Quality Manager
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Tester
7 5 (6.58%) Build Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Data Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Data Quality Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Product Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Product Owner
7 5 (6.58%) QA Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) QA Test Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
1 17 (22.37%) Web Services
2 15 (19.74%) HTML
3 10 (13.16%) HTML5
3 10 (13.16%) Java EE
3 10 (13.16%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (10.53%) Node.js
5 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.89%) Backbone.js
5 6 (7.89%) CSS
5 6 (7.89%) React
6 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.58%) jQuery
6 5 (6.58%) LAMP
7 4 (5.26%) CGI
7 4 (5.26%) JSP
7 4 (5.26%) Servlets
7 4 (5.26%) SOAP
7 4 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.16%) Blog
2 10 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.32%) Derivative
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) EPoS
6 1 (1.32%) Physics
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) Unix
3 4 (5.26%) Debian
3 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (22.37%) OO
3 17 (22.37%) SDLC
4 15 (19.74%) Manual Testing
4 15 (19.74%) Scrum
5 13 (17.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (17.11%) PRINCE2
6 12 (15.79%) Open Source
7 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
7 11 (14.47%) Project Management
7 11 (14.47%) Release Management
7 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
7 11 (14.47%) V-Model
8 10 (13.16%) Capacity Management
8 10 (13.16%) Use Case
8 10 (13.16%) Validation
9 8 (10.53%) RUP
9 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) C#
2 19 (25.00%) Java
3 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.74%) Python
4 12 (15.79%) SQL
5 11 (14.47%) C++
6 4 (5.26%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
7 1 (1.32%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Degree
2 17 (22.37%) ISEB
2 17 (22.37%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.58%) CCA
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.42%) QA
2 5 (6.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) CFEngine
1 10 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (13.16%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Ansible
3 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) Google
2 10 (13.16%) Sybase
3 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.32%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
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