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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 79 122 130
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 97 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.66% 1.21% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 1.50% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 52 34 23
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2932 2597 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.53% 80.58% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1944 1691 1606
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Edinburgh +13 40 £36,000 +2.85%
Glasgow +4 40 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Aberdeen +16 8 £50,000 +61.29%
Stirling - 2 - -
Dundee -5 1 £27,500 +23.59%
Fife - 1 £31,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 89 (47.59%) Java
2 59 (31.55%) HTML
2 59 (31.55%) Degree
3 56 (29.95%) JavaScript
4 54 (28.88%) Linux
4 54 (28.88%) QA
4 54 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (27.81%) UNIX
6 51 (27.27%) SQL
7 49 (26.20%) Software Engineering
8 44 (23.53%) OO
9 43 (22.99%) Computer Science
10 42 (22.46%) Python
11 38 (20.32%) CSS
12 37 (19.79%) C#
12 37 (19.79%) Relational Database
13 34 (18.18%) Selenium
14 32 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (17.11%) Web Services
15 31 (16.58%) Ruby
16 30 (16.04%) Hibernate
17 29 (15.51%) Finance
17 29 (15.51%) Oracle
17 29 (15.51%) HTML5
18 28 (14.97%) XML
18 28 (14.97%) Perl
19 27 (14.44%) .NET
20 26 (13.90%) Spring
21 25 (13.37%) Tomcat
22 23 (12.30%) RDBMS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (13.37%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.02%) Apache
3 14 (7.49%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.81%) Node.js
5 4 (2.14%) OpenStack
5 4 (2.14%) SugarCRM
5 4 (2.14%) Alfresco
5 4 (2.14%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Jetty
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.53%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) GIMP
1 8 (4.28%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.07%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.49%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.60%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.49%) Internet
2 8 (4.28%) LDAP
3 3 (1.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.53%) IPsec
4 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.53%) DNS
4 1 (0.53%) DHCP
4 1 (0.53%) FTP
4 1 (0.53%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.79%) Relational Database
2 23 (12.30%) RDBMS
3 20 (10.70%) Oracle Database
4 17 (9.09%) Big Data
5 16 (8.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (8.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (8.02%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.42%) MongoDB
8 11 (5.88%) NoSQL
9 9 (4.81%) MySQL
10 5 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.14%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.14%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.07%) DataStage
14 1 (0.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (18.18%) Selenium
2 22 (11.76%) JUnit
3 15 (8.02%) EasyMock
4 13 (6.95%) JIRA
5 11 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (4.81%) Ant
7 8 (4.28%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.74%) Bugzilla
8 7 (3.74%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.74%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.21%) FogBugz
9 6 (3.21%) Fiddler
9 6 (3.21%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.67%) Maven
10 5 (2.67%) FitNesse
10 5 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.14%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (2.14%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.14%) JMeter
General
1 29 (15.51%) Finance
2 4 (2.14%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.07%) Banking
3 2 (1.07%) Games
4 1 (0.53%) Electronics
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Front Office
4 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.53%) German Language
4 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.53%) Turkish Language
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (31.02%) Developer
2 44 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 42 (22.46%) Java Developer
4 25 (13.37%) Tester
5 22 (11.76%) Test Engineer
6 20 (10.70%) Analyst
7 19 (10.16%) Test Analyst
8 18 (9.63%) Software Tester
9 16 (8.56%) QA Engineer
10 14 (7.49%) Development Engineer
11 13 (6.95%) Software Development Engineer
12 11 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (4.81%) Test Manager
13 9 (4.81%) Lead Developer
14 8 (4.28%) Lead Java Developer
15 7 (3.74%) Software Developer
15 7 (3.74%) Graduate
15 7 (3.74%) Team Leader
15 7 (3.74%) Automation Engineer
16 6 (3.21%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (31.55%) HTML
2 38 (20.32%) CSS
3 32 (17.11%) Web Services
4 30 (16.04%) Hibernate
5 29 (15.51%) HTML5
6 28 (14.97%) XML
7 27 (14.44%) .NET
8 26 (13.90%) Spring
9 16 (8.56%) Spring MVC
9 16 (8.56%) JMS
10 15 (8.02%) Servlets
10 15 (8.02%) PowerMock
11 13 (6.95%) CSS3
12 12 (6.42%) PostGIS
12 12 (6.42%) JSP
13 11 (5.88%) Dojo
14 10 (5.35%) J2EE
15 9 (4.81%) jQuery
16 8 (4.28%) JPA
16 8 (4.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.99%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.42%) GIS
3 10 (5.35%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (4.81%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.81%) Physics
5 8 (4.28%) PKI
5 8 (4.28%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.74%) Open Source
7 6 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.14%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.60%) DTV
9 3 (1.60%) NHS
9 3 (1.60%) Economics
10 2 (1.07%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.07%) Social Media
10 2 (1.07%) Statistics
10 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.53%) Firmware
11 1 (0.53%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.88%) Linux
2 52 (27.81%) UNIX
3 11 (5.88%) Windows
4 8 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.28%) Android
5 5 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.14%) Debian
7 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.60%) Solaris
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.20%) Software Engineering
3 44 (23.53%) OO
4 32 (17.11%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 21 (11.23%) TDD
7 18 (9.63%) Scrum
7 18 (9.63%) Web Development
8 17 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 15 (8.02%) Manual Testing
9 15 (8.02%) Test Automation
10 14 (7.49%) Business Analysis
11 13 (6.95%) Refactoring
12 12 (6.42%) Analytics
13 11 (5.88%) Data Modelling
13 11 (5.88%) Test Strategy
13 11 (5.88%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.35%) Data Analytics
15 9 (4.81%) Regression Testing
15 9 (4.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 89 (47.59%) Java
2 56 (29.95%) JavaScript
3 51 (27.27%) SQL
4 42 (22.46%) Python
5 37 (19.79%) C#
6 31 (16.58%) Ruby
7 28 (14.97%) Perl
8 18 (9.63%) C++
9 13 (6.95%) Objective-C
10 10 (5.35%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.28%) CoffeeScript
11 8 (4.28%) PL/SQL
12 7 (3.74%) Scala
13 6 (3.21%) VBA
14 5 (2.67%) PHP
14 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.60%) C
16 2 (1.07%) Clojure
16 2 (1.07%) ClojureScript
16 2 (1.07%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (31.55%) Degree
2 18 (9.63%) ISEB
2 18 (9.63%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.95%) Postgraduate
4 8 (4.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (28.88%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Xen
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.67%) Puppet
1 5 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.07%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (15.51%) Oracle
2 13 (6.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.28%) Adobe
4 5 (2.67%) HP
4 5 (2.67%) JBoss
5 4 (2.14%) Jaspersoft
5 4 (2.14%) Talend
6 3 (1.60%) Red Gate
6 3 (1.60%) Typemock
7 2 (1.07%) Google
7 2 (1.07%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.07%) VMware
7 2 (1.07%) CA
7 2 (1.07%) Informatica
7 2 (1.07%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) Perforce
8 1 (0.53%) Green Hat
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