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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 120 117 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -47
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 25 46 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 1.40% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.55% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 61
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,925 £34,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
2228 2967 3135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.59% 90.02% 86.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1865 1999
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Edinburgh +16 11 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Glasgow 0 9 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Fife - 2 £30,000 -
Dundee +10 1 £27,500 -19.11%
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) C#
3 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (34.92%) Finance
5 20 (31.75%) Java
6 19 (30.16%) Python
7 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (26.98%) Jenkins
8 16 (25.40%) Manual Testing
9 15 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (23.81%) SDLC
10 14 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (22.22%) Oracle
11 13 (20.63%) MySQL
11 13 (20.63%) C++
11 13 (20.63%) Scrum
11 13 (20.63%) SaaS
11 13 (20.63%) PaaS
11 13 (20.63%) Puppet
11 13 (20.63%) NoSQL
11 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
11 13 (20.63%) Docker
11 13 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (19.05%) Software-Defined Networking
12 12 (19.05%) Google Compute Engine
12 12 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (19.05%) Cloud Foundry
12 12 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
12 12 (19.05%) Apache Qpid
12 12 (19.05%) CFEngine

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 12 (19.05%) Apache Qpid
1 12 (19.05%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (20.63%) PaaS
3 13 (20.63%) SaaS
4 12 (19.05%) GitHub
4 12 (19.05%) Google App Engine
4 12 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (19.05%) Google Compute Engine
4 12 (19.05%) Heroku
5 3 (4.76%) IaaS
6 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.05%) AMQP
1 12 (19.05%) Firewall
1 12 (19.05%) HTTP
1 12 (19.05%) Internet
1 12 (19.05%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) MySQL
1 13 (20.63%) NoSQL
1 13 (20.63%) Relational Database
2 12 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
2 12 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Jenkins
2 12 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (17.46%) Selenium
4 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (6.35%) HP UFT
7 4 (6.35%) JIRA
8 3 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.17%) Grunt
9 2 (3.17%) gulp
9 2 (3.17%) JUnit
9 2 (3.17%) Maven
9 2 (3.17%) Robot Framework
9 2 (3.17%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.59%) Appium
10 1 (1.59%) Protractor
10 1 (1.59%) TestRail
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Billing
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Electronics
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Games
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Tester
2 12 (19.05%) Architect
2 12 (19.05%) Cloud Architect
2 12 (19.05%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Service Architect
3 7 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 6 (9.52%) Test Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.35%) QA Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Automation Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Junior
7 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Java EE
1 12 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
1 12 (19.05%) Web Services
2 10 (15.87%) .NET
3 8 (12.70%) HTML
4 6 (9.52%) CSS
5 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.35%) jQuery
7 3 (4.76%) HTML5
7 3 (4.76%) J2EE
7 3 (4.76%) Node.js
7 3 (4.76%) REST
7 3 (4.76%) Spring
8 2 (3.17%) LESS
8 2 (3.17%) OOCSS
8 2 (3.17%) Sass
8 2 (3.17%) SOAP
9 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.59%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Blog
1 12 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.76%) Physics
6 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.59%) Derivative
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Unix
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (25.40%) Manual Testing
4 15 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (23.81%) SDLC
5 13 (20.63%) Scrum
6 12 (19.05%) Capacity Management
6 12 (19.05%) Release Management
6 12 (19.05%) Use Case
7 9 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 8 (12.70%) TDD
9 7 (11.11%) BDD
10 6 (9.52%) OO
10 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 6 (9.52%) V-Model
11 5 (7.94%) MVC
11 5 (7.94%) Regression Testing
11 5 (7.94%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) C#
2 20 (31.75%) Java
3 19 (30.16%) Python
4 13 (20.63%) C++
5 12 (19.05%) SQL
6 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.17%) VBA
8 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) Groovy
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 11 (17.46%) ISEB
3 10 (15.87%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) CCA
4 1 (1.59%) CIPD
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (20.63%) Puppet
2 12 (19.05%) CFEngine
3 2 (3.17%) Ansible
3 2 (3.17%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Oracle
2 12 (19.05%) Google
2 12 (19.05%) Sybase
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
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