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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 70 115 135
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 107 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.90% 1.27% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 1.57% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53 37 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £40,000
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
2971 2541 2409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 80.54% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1934 1654 1635
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 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +18 52 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Edinburgh +5 32 £35,000 - 2
Stirling - 8 £62,500 - 2
Aberdeen +9 6 £51,250 +65.32%
Fife - 3 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £27,500 -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 62 (31.16%) JavaScript
2 62 (31.16%) HTML
3 60 (30.15%) SQL
4 57 (28.64%) Degree
5 55 (27.64%) Linux
6 52 (26.13%) UNIX
6 52 (26.13%) QA
7 51 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (24.62%) Software Engineering
9 46 (23.12%) Python
10 44 (22.11%) Relational Database
11 43 (21.61%) OO
12 42 (21.11%) C#
13 41 (20.60%) Computer Science
14 40 (20.10%) Selenium
15 39 (19.60%) CSS
16 37 (18.59%) Web Services
17 35 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (17.09%) Perl
19 33 (16.58%) Finance
19 33 (16.58%) Spring
20 31 (15.58%) Hibernate
20 31 (15.58%) Ruby
20 31 (15.58%) Oracle
21 30 (15.08%) .NET
22 29 (14.57%) Tomcat
23 28 (14.07%) XML
23 28 (14.07%) RDBMS
24 26 (13.07%) JUnit

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (14.57%) Tomcat
2 17 (8.54%) Apache
3 11 (5.53%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.52%) Node.js
5 5 (2.51%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.01%) SugarCRM
6 4 (2.01%) Drupal
6 4 (2.01%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.01%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.51%) nginx
7 3 (1.51%) Jetty
7 3 (1.51%) IIS
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.01%) GIMP
3 4 (2.01%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.51%) MS Office
5 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.04%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.51%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.51%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.04%) Internet
2 9 (4.52%) HTTP
3 4 (2.01%) LDAP
4 3 (1.51%) DHCP
4 3 (1.51%) FTP
4 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.51%) DNS
4 3 (1.51%) IPsec
5 2 (1.01%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.11%) Relational Database
2 28 (14.07%) RDBMS
3 23 (11.56%) Oracle Database
4 17 (8.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 17 (8.54%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (7.54%) NoSQL
6 13 (6.53%) Big Data
7 9 (4.52%) MySQL
8 8 (4.02%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.01%) Pentaho
10 4 (2.01%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.01%) DataStage
12 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 40 (20.10%) Selenium
2 26 (13.07%) JUnit
3 16 (8.04%) EasyMock
4 15 (7.54%) JIRA
5 12 (6.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (4.52%) Bugzilla
6 9 (4.52%) Maven
6 9 (4.52%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.52%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.02%) FogBugz
7 8 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.02%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.52%) Fiddler
8 7 (3.52%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.02%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.02%) FitNesse
10 5 (2.51%) Ant
10 5 (2.51%) JMeter
11 4 (2.01%) ReSharper
11 4 (2.01%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (16.58%) Finance
2 4 (2.01%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.01%) Banking
3 3 (1.51%) German Language
3 3 (1.51%) Italian Language
3 3 (1.51%) Turkish Language
4 2 (1.01%) Games
4 2 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (27.64%) Developer
2 51 (25.63%) Software Engineer
3 43 (21.61%) Java Developer
4 28 (14.07%) Test Engineer
5 21 (10.55%) Analyst
6 20 (10.05%) Test Analyst
6 20 (10.05%) Tester
7 19 (9.55%) QA Engineer
8 17 (8.54%) Software Tester
9 14 (7.04%) Development Engineer
10 13 (6.53%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (6.53%) Software Development Engineer
11 9 (4.52%) Test Manager
12 8 (4.02%) Trainer
12 8 (4.02%) Automation Engineer
13 7 (3.52%) QA Automation Engineer
13 7 (3.52%) Graduate
13 7 (3.52%) Lead Developer
14 6 (3.02%) Software Test Engineer
14 6 (3.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (31.16%) HTML
2 39 (19.60%) CSS
3 37 (18.59%) Web Services
4 33 (16.58%) Spring
5 31 (15.58%) Hibernate
6 30 (15.08%) .NET
7 28 (14.07%) XML
8 26 (13.07%) HTML5
9 20 (10.05%) Spring MVC
10 17 (8.54%) Dojo
10 17 (8.54%) Servlets
11 16 (8.04%) PowerMock
12 15 (7.54%) JMS
13 14 (7.04%) J2EE
14 13 (6.53%) CSS3
15 11 (5.53%) SOAP
16 9 (4.52%) JSP
17 8 (4.02%) Java EE
17 8 (4.02%) Sass
17 8 (4.02%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.60%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.02%) Mathematics
2 8 (4.02%) Physics
2 8 (4.02%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (4.02%) GIS
3 7 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.02%) Open Source
5 5 (2.51%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.01%) NHS
6 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.01%) PKI
6 4 (2.01%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.51%) Social Media
7 3 (1.51%) DTV
7 3 (1.51%) Economics
7 3 (1.51%) Blog
8 2 (1.01%) Statistics
8 2 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (27.64%) Linux
2 52 (26.13%) UNIX
3 17 (8.54%) Windows
4 11 (5.53%) Android
5 8 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.02%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.01%) Debian
7 4 (2.01%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.01%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.50%) VMS
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.62%) Software Engineering
3 43 (21.61%) OO
4 35 (17.59%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (12.06%) Software Testing
6 23 (11.56%) TDD
7 20 (10.05%) Web Development
8 19 (9.55%) Manual Testing
9 17 (8.54%) Test Scripting
10 16 (8.04%) Regression Testing
11 15 (7.54%) Business Analysis
11 15 (7.54%) Test Automation
12 14 (7.04%) Test Strategy
12 14 (7.04%) Data Modelling
13 13 (6.53%) MVC
13 13 (6.53%) Refactoring
13 13 (6.53%) Scrum
14 10 (5.03%) Analytics
14 10 (5.03%) Waterfall
15 9 (4.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (47.24%) Java
2 62 (31.16%) JavaScript
3 60 (30.15%) SQL
4 46 (23.12%) Python
5 42 (21.11%) C#
6 34 (17.09%) Perl
7 31 (15.58%) Ruby
8 24 (12.06%) C++
9 13 (6.53%) Objective-C
10 9 (4.52%) Shell Script
11 8 (4.02%) CoffeeScript
11 8 (4.02%) VBA
12 5 (2.51%) C
12 5 (2.51%) Scala
12 5 (2.51%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.51%) PHP
13 4 (2.01%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.51%) Clojure
14 3 (1.51%) VBScript
14 3 (1.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (28.64%) Degree
2 23 (11.56%) ISTQB
2 23 (11.56%) ISEB
3 13 (6.53%) Postgraduate
4 11 (5.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.50%) HND
5 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (26.13%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.01%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.51%) Xen
2 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.03%) Puppet
1 10 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.51%) CA LISA
3 3 (1.51%) Ansible
3 3 (1.51%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 31 (15.58%) Oracle
2 20 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.02%) HP
4 7 (3.52%) Google
5 5 (2.51%) JBoss
6 4 (2.01%) Adobe
6 4 (2.01%) Typemock
6 4 (2.01%) Red Gate
6 4 (2.01%) Talend
6 4 (2.01%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (2.01%) VMware
7 3 (1.51%) CA
7 3 (1.51%) Perforce
8 2 (1.01%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.01%) Informatica
8 2 (1.01%) IBM
9 1 (0.50%) Sybase
9 1 (0.50%) EMC
9 1 (0.50%) Twitter
9 1 (0.50%) Green Hat
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