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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 127 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 36 65 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 2.07% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.36% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 60
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £30,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £70,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2576 2757 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.63% 87.75% 84.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1712 2216
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -14 18 £51,500 -33.54% 3
Edinburgh -6 17 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 73 (67.59%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.81%) SQL
3 38 (35.19%) OO
4 36 (33.33%) Unix
4 36 (33.33%) Java
4 36 (33.33%) Finance
5 35 (32.41%) Degree
6 34 (31.48%) C#
7 33 (30.56%) Oracle
8 31 (28.70%) Python
8 31 (28.70%) RDBMS
8 31 (28.70%) Relational Database
9 26 (24.07%) TDD
10 25 (23.15%) QA
11 24 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 23 (21.30%) Maven
12 23 (21.30%) Selenium
13 22 (20.37%) Hibernate
13 22 (20.37%) JBoss
14 21 (19.44%) Spring
14 21 (19.44%) Drools
15 20 (18.52%) Castor
15 20 (18.52%) Groovy
15 20 (18.52%) Manual Testing
15 20 (18.52%) FitNesse
15 20 (18.52%) Oracle Coherence
15 20 (18.52%) jBPM
15 20 (18.52%) Oracle Database
15 20 (18.52%) Oracle BPM
15 20 (18.52%) PL/SQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 22 (20.37%) JBoss
2 20 (18.52%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (11.11%) Apache
3 12 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.41%) Node.js
5 4 (3.70%) CMS
6 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) GemFire
7 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) SaaS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) Internet
2 4 (3.70%) Network Security
3 2 (1.85%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) VPN
4 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) RDBMS
1 31 (28.70%) Relational Database
2 20 (18.52%) Oracle Database
3 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.26%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (21.30%) Maven
1 23 (21.30%) Selenium
2 20 (18.52%) FitNesse
3 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.48%) JIRA
5 5 (4.63%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.63%) JUnit
6 4 (3.70%) Bugzilla
6 4 (3.70%) HP UFT
6 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.78%) Ant
7 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.85%) Grunt
8 2 (1.85%) gulp
8 2 (1.85%) Mocha
8 2 (1.85%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.85%) SilkTest
8 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 36 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (12.04%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Games
4 5 (4.63%) Private Banking
4 5 (4.63%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Analyst
3 19 (17.59%) Java Developer
4 14 (12.96%) Test Analyst
5 12 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Tester
8 8 (7.41%) Lead Java Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.48%) .NET Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Quality Manager
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Test Manager
11 5 (4.63%) Build Manager
11 5 (4.63%) Data Manager
11 5 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.37%) Hibernate
2 21 (19.44%) Drools
2 21 (19.44%) Spring
3 20 (18.52%) Castor
3 20 (18.52%) jBPM
4 19 (17.59%) .NET
5 18 (16.67%) HTML
6 16 (14.81%) Web Services
7 14 (12.96%) HTML5
8 11 (10.19%) SOAP
9 10 (9.26%) CGI
9 10 (9.26%) JSP
9 10 (9.26%) LAMP
9 10 (9.26%) Servlets
10 9 (8.33%) XML
11 8 (7.41%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.56%) Backbone.js
12 6 (5.56%) CSS
12 6 (5.56%) React
13 4 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.78%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.93%) CESG
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.33%) Unix
2 14 (12.96%) Linux
3 10 (9.26%) Debian
3 10 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (67.59%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.19%) OO
3 26 (24.07%) TDD
4 20 (18.52%) Manual Testing
5 19 (17.59%) Mentoring
5 19 (17.59%) Scrum
6 18 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 17 (15.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (14.81%) SDLC
9 15 (13.89%) PRINCE2
9 15 (13.89%) Project Management
10 14 (12.96%) Validation
11 13 (12.04%) Open Source
12 10 (9.26%) Coaching
12 10 (9.26%) High Availability
12 10 (9.26%) Quality Management
12 10 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 9 (8.33%) Migration
13 9 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) SQL
2 36 (33.33%) Java
3 34 (31.48%) C#
4 31 (28.70%) Python
5 20 (18.52%) Groovy
5 20 (18.52%) PL/SQL
6 19 (17.59%) JavaScript
7 12 (11.11%) Perl
8 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.85%) C++
9 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.93%) Jython
10 1 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.93%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (32.41%) Degree
2 17 (15.74%) ISTQB
3 15 (13.89%) ISEB
4 5 (4.63%) CCA
5 4 (3.70%) CISSP
5 4 (3.70%) SANS
5 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.15%) QA
2 5 (4.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.85%) Ansible
2 2 (1.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 33 (30.56%) Oracle
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.85%) Guidewire
3 2 (1.85%) HP
3 2 (1.85%) IBM
3 2 (1.85%) Informatica
4 1 (0.93%) VMware
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