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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 69 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
+47 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 112 39 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.11% 1.27% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 1.56% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 59 30 27
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £25,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
2961 2507 2493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.18% 81.58% 77.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1628 1650
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Glasgow +17 52 £32,500 -18.75%
Edinburgh +13 36 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Stirling - 14 £50,000 -
Aberdeen +11 3 £50,000 +62.60% 1
West Lothian +4 2 £37,500 -
Fife - 2 £40,000 - 2
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 94 (47.24%) Java
2 73 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (33.67%) SQL
4 62 (31.16%) HTML
5 59 (29.65%) Degree
6 55 (27.64%) QA
6 55 (27.64%) JavaScript
7 54 (27.14%) Software Engineering
8 52 (26.13%) Linux
9 51 (25.63%) C#
10 50 (25.13%) Relational Database
11 48 (24.12%) OO
12 45 (22.61%) Web Services
13 44 (22.11%) UNIX
13 44 (22.11%) Manual Testing
14 43 (21.61%) Computer Science
15 42 (21.11%) Mentoring
16 41 (20.60%) Selenium
17 40 (20.10%) Python
17 40 (20.10%) Perl
18 36 (18.09%) .NET
18 36 (18.09%) Tomcat
18 36 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (17.59%) CSS
19 35 (17.59%) Finance
20 32 (16.08%) XML
21 31 (15.58%) RDBMS
21 31 (15.58%) ISEB
21 31 (15.58%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 36 (18.09%) Tomcat
2 24 (12.06%) Apache
3 8 (4.02%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.02%) Node.js
4 7 (3.52%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.01%) IIS
5 4 (2.01%) Jetty
5 4 (2.01%) nginx
6 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.50%) Drupal
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.51%) MS Office
2 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.54%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.52%) Google Compute Engine
3 4 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.01%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.55%) Internet
2 14 (7.04%) HTTP
3 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.01%) DNS
3 4 (2.01%) IPsec
3 4 (2.01%) DHCP
3 4 (2.01%) FTP
4 1 (0.50%) IMAP
4 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.13%) Relational Database
2 31 (15.58%) RDBMS
3 19 (9.55%) SQL Server
4 16 (8.04%) NoSQL
5 14 (7.04%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.53%) MySQL
7 11 (5.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (5.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.02%) Big Data
9 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.01%) DataStage
11 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.50%) DB2
12 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (20.60%) Selenium
2 21 (10.55%) JUnit
3 16 (8.04%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (7.54%) JIRA
5 11 (5.53%) Bugzilla
5 11 (5.53%) EasyMock
6 8 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.02%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.02%) FogBugz
7 7 (3.52%) Maven
7 7 (3.52%) Fiddler
7 7 (3.52%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.52%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.02%) FitNesse
9 5 (2.51%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.51%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.51%) JMeter
10 4 (2.01%) Subversion
10 4 (2.01%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (17.59%) Finance
2 5 (2.51%) Banking
3 4 (2.01%) German Language
3 4 (2.01%) Italian Language
3 4 (2.01%) Turkish Language
4 2 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.50%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (27.14%) Developer
2 50 (25.13%) Software Engineer
3 37 (18.59%) Java Developer
4 30 (15.08%) Test Engineer
5 19 (9.55%) Analyst
6 18 (9.05%) Test Analyst
7 17 (8.54%) QA Engineer
8 15 (7.54%) Tester
9 14 (7.04%) Development Engineer
10 13 (6.53%) Software Tester
10 13 (6.53%) Software Development Engineer
11 12 (6.03%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (6.03%) Test Manager
11 12 (6.03%) Senior Developer
12 10 (5.03%) Trainer
13 9 (4.52%) Architect
13 9 (4.52%) Automation Engineer
14 8 (4.02%) QA Automation Engineer
15 7 (3.52%) Graduate
15 7 (3.52%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (31.16%) HTML
2 45 (22.61%) Web Services
3 36 (18.09%) .NET
4 35 (17.59%) CSS
5 32 (16.08%) XML
6 27 (13.57%) HTML5
7 25 (12.56%) Spring
8 23 (11.56%) Servlets
9 19 (9.55%) Hibernate
10 18 (9.05%) SOAP
11 15 (7.54%) Dojo
12 14 (7.04%) Spring MVC
13 13 (6.53%) JMS
13 13 (6.53%) CSS3
14 12 (6.03%) J2EE
14 12 (6.03%) JSP
14 12 (6.03%) Java EE
15 11 (5.53%) ASP.NET
15 11 (5.53%) PowerMock
16 10 (5.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.61%) Computer Science
2 36 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.02%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (3.52%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.52%) Physics
5 7 (3.52%) User Experience
6 5 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.01%) Social Media
7 4 (2.01%) Blog
7 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.51%) NHS
8 3 (1.51%) Open Source
8 3 (1.51%) Economics
9 2 (1.01%) Statistics
9 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.01%) DTV
9 2 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.50%) GIS
10 1 (0.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.13%) Linux
2 44 (22.11%) UNIX
3 18 (9.05%) Windows
4 11 (5.53%) Android
4 11 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.03%) Debian
6 6 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.01%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.01%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.51%) Solaris
8 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.50%) VMS
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.68%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.14%) Software Engineering
3 48 (24.12%) OO
4 44 (22.11%) Manual Testing
5 42 (21.11%) Mentoring
6 35 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.07%) Software Testing
8 21 (10.55%) Web Development
9 20 (10.05%) TDD
10 18 (9.05%) Test Scripting
11 15 (7.54%) Business Analysis
11 15 (7.54%) Data Modelling
11 15 (7.54%) Regression Testing
12 14 (7.04%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.53%) Refactoring
14 12 (6.03%) Project Management
14 12 (6.03%) Coaching
15 10 (5.03%) Scrum
16 9 (4.52%) Test Strategy
16 9 (4.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 94 (47.24%) Java
2 67 (33.67%) SQL
3 55 (27.64%) JavaScript
4 51 (25.63%) C#
5 40 (20.10%) Perl
5 40 (20.10%) Python
6 28 (14.07%) C++
7 23 (11.56%) Ruby
8 13 (6.53%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.02%) CoffeeScript
9 8 (4.02%) VBA
10 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.51%) C
10 5 (2.51%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.01%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.51%) XQuery
12 3 (1.51%) XPath
12 3 (1.51%) Scala
12 3 (1.51%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 59 (29.65%) Degree
2 31 (15.58%) ISTQB
2 31 (15.58%) ISEB
3 16 (8.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (6.53%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.50%) HND
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (27.64%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) Xen
1 4 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (6.03%) Puppet
1 12 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.52%) CFEngine
3 5 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.01%) Ansible
5 3 (1.51%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 29 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.56%) Oracle
3 12 (6.03%) Google
4 10 (5.03%) HP
5 5 (2.51%) Informatica
5 5 (2.51%) VMware
6 3 (1.51%) Perforce
6 3 (1.51%) IBM
6 3 (1.51%) CA
6 3 (1.51%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.51%) Typemock
6 3 (1.51%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.01%) JBoss
7 2 (1.01%) Sybase
7 2 (1.01%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.50%) EMC
8 1 (0.50%) Twitter
8 1 (0.50%) Talend
8 1 (0.50%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.50%) Guidewire
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