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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 104 109 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 52 61 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 1.77% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.16% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 23
Average salary £40,000 £36,895 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.41% +13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
2583 2826 2379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.84% 81.77% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1629 1849 1488
Average salary £43,875 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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 -16 20 £32,500 -11.91% 6
Glasgow +19 19 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Fife +7 4 - -
Aberdeen +8 3 £32,000 -36.00% 1
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 - 2
Dundee +6 2 £22,000 -42.85%
Stirling - 2 £50,000 -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 58 (47.54%) SQL
2 51 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (38.52%) Relational Database
4 46 (37.70%) Java
5 40 (32.79%) HTML
6 37 (30.33%) Web Services
7 36 (29.51%) .NET
7 36 (29.51%) C#
8 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
9 33 (27.05%) Finance
9 33 (27.05%) QA
10 29 (23.77%) Degree
10 29 (23.77%) OO
11 28 (22.95%) Selenium
12 26 (21.31%) CSS
12 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
13 25 (20.49%) RDBMS
14 24 (19.67%) .NET Framework
14 24 (19.67%) Manual Testing
15 23 (18.85%) Oracle
15 23 (18.85%) ASP.NET
16 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
17 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (15.57%) XML
18 19 (15.57%) Tomcat
18 19 (15.57%) HTML5
18 19 (15.57%) Software Testing
18 19 (15.57%) Software Engineering
19 18 (14.75%) ISTQB
19 18 (14.75%) Git (software)

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 19 (15.57%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.66%) Apache
3 2 (1.64%) IIS
3 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.82%) Drupal
4 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.82%) Node.js
4 1 (0.82%) JBoss
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.28%) Google Compute Engine
1 4 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) Internet
2 4 (3.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (38.52%) Relational Database
2 25 (20.49%) RDBMS
3 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
4 15 (12.30%) MySQL
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.64%) Big Data
9 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (22.95%) Selenium
2 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.48%) JIRA
3 14 (11.48%) LoadRunner
4 12 (9.84%) JUnit
5 10 (8.20%) Visual Studio
5 10 (8.20%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.10%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.10%) EasyMock
7 5 (4.10%) MSBuild
7 5 (4.10%) JMeter
7 5 (4.10%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.28%) Subversion
8 4 (3.28%) Introscope
8 4 (3.28%) GitLab
9 3 (2.46%) Fiddler
9 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.46%) FogBugz
9 3 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Private Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (40.98%) Developer
2 25 (20.49%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.93%) Software Engineer
4 16 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 15 (12.30%) Analyst
6 13 (10.66%) Test Analyst
6 13 (10.66%) Tester
7 12 (9.84%) Test Engineer
8 10 (8.20%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (8.20%) Verification Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.92%) Consultant
10 6 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) QA Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Junior
11 5 (4.10%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Architect
12 4 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.79%) HTML
2 37 (30.33%) Web Services
3 36 (29.51%) .NET
4 26 (21.31%) CSS
5 24 (19.67%) .NET Framework
6 23 (18.85%) ASP.NET
7 19 (15.57%) XML
7 19 (15.57%) HTML5
8 16 (13.11%) jQuery
9 15 (12.30%) SOAP
10 12 (9.84%) JSP
11 11 (9.02%) Servlets
11 11 (9.02%) CGI
12 9 (7.38%) WCF
12 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (6.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (5.74%) Hibernate
14 7 (5.74%) Spring
15 6 (4.92%) LINQ to SQL
15 6 (4.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.93%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.28%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.46%) Open Source
5 3 (2.46%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.64%) GIS
6 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.82%) Replication
7 1 (0.82%) NHS
7 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) UNIX
2 17 (13.93%) Linux
3 14 (11.48%) Windows
4 11 (9.02%) Debian
4 11 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.46%) Android
6 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (23.77%) OO
3 24 (19.67%) Manual Testing
4 19 (15.57%) Software Testing
4 19 (15.57%) Software Engineering
5 18 (14.75%) Mentoring
6 17 (13.93%) Scrum
7 16 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (12.30%) TDD
9 14 (11.48%) OOD
9 14 (11.48%) Test Scripting
10 11 (9.02%) Performance Testing
11 9 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (7.38%) ETL
11 9 (7.38%) Project Management
11 9 (7.38%) MVC
12 8 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.56%) Data Management
13 7 (5.74%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.54%) SQL
2 46 (37.70%) Java
3 36 (29.51%) C#
4 34 (27.87%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.93%) Perl
6 14 (11.48%) Python
7 13 (10.66%) C++
8 9 (7.38%) VB.NET
9 8 (6.56%) XPath
10 7 (5.74%) XQuery
11 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.10%) Ruby
12 4 (3.28%) C
13 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.82%) PHP
14 1 (0.82%) Scala
14 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (23.77%) Degree
2 18 (14.75%) ISTQB
3 17 (13.93%) ISEB
4 8 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) CISA
6 1 (0.82%) CISSP
6 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (27.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.28%) Puppet
2 4 (3.28%) CFEngine
2 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.46%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.85%) Oracle
3 9 (7.38%) IBM
4 8 (6.56%) HP
5 5 (4.10%) Informatica
6 4 (3.28%) Google
6 4 (3.28%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.46%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 2 (1.64%) Cognos
8 2 (1.64%) Siebel
8 2 (1.64%) Citrix
9 1 (0.82%) Sybase
9 1 (0.82%) Hyland
9 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.82%) Typemock
9 1 (0.82%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.82%) Twitter
9 1 (0.82%) Guidewire
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