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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 126 85 87
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 35 73 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 2.39% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.67% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19 39 57
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £34,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £73,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
2560 2729 3266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.05% 89.50% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1707 2180
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Glasgow -29 19 £51,000 +36.00% 3
Edinburgh -15 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Lothian -3 1 - - 2
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.81%) SQL
3 37 (35.92%) OO
4 35 (33.98%) Java
5 33 (32.04%) Oracle
6 31 (30.10%) RDBMS
6 31 (30.10%) C#
6 31 (30.10%) Unix
6 31 (30.10%) Degree
6 31 (30.10%) Relational Database
7 30 (29.13%) Finance
8 26 (25.24%) Python
9 24 (23.30%) Scrum
10 23 (22.33%) TDD
10 23 (22.33%) Computer Science
11 22 (21.36%) QA
12 21 (20.39%) Maven
12 21 (20.39%) Mentoring
13 20 (19.42%) SDLC
13 20 (19.42%) JBoss
13 20 (19.42%) Hibernate
13 20 (19.42%) ISTQB
14 19 (18.45%) Spring
14 19 (18.45%) Drools
15 18 (17.48%) Castor
15 18 (17.48%) Groovy
15 18 (17.48%) jBPM
15 18 (17.48%) Oracle Coherence
15 18 (17.48%) FitNesse
15 18 (17.48%) Oracle BPM

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 20 (19.42%) JBoss
2 18 (17.48%) Oracle Coherence
3 12 (11.65%) Apache
3 12 (11.65%) Tomcat
4 9 (8.74%) Node.js
5 4 (3.88%) CMS
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) GemFire
7 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.83%) SaaS
2 3 (2.91%) IaaS
3 2 (1.94%) GitHub
3 2 (1.94%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.94%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (1.94%) Heroku
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) Internet
2 3 (2.91%) Firewall
3 2 (1.94%) AMQP
3 2 (1.94%) HTTP
3 2 (1.94%) Network Security
3 2 (1.94%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.10%) RDBMS
1 31 (30.10%) Relational Database
2 18 (17.48%) Oracle Database
3 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
4 12 (11.65%) MySQL
5 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Maven
2 18 (17.48%) FitNesse
3 17 (16.50%) Selenium
4 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.80%) JIRA
7 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.85%) JUnit
8 4 (3.88%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.91%) Ant
9 3 (2.91%) Grunt
9 3 (2.91%) gulp
9 3 (2.91%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.91%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.94%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.97%) Mocha
11 1 (0.97%) SilkTest
11 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (29.13%) Finance
2 12 (11.65%) Banking
3 6 (5.83%) Games
4 5 (4.85%) Private Banking
4 5 (4.85%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.94%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (31.07%) Developer
2 21 (20.39%) Analyst
3 17 (16.50%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.65%) Test Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Lead Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Lead Java Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Test Manager
9 7 (6.80%) Tester
10 6 (5.83%) Quality Manager
10 6 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.85%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.85%) Data Quality Manager
11 5 (4.85%) Java Engineer
11 5 (4.85%) Product Owner
11 5 (4.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) Hibernate
2 19 (18.45%) Drools
2 19 (18.45%) Spring
3 18 (17.48%) Castor
3 18 (17.48%) jBPM
4 17 (16.50%) Web Services
5 16 (15.53%) .NET
5 16 (15.53%) HTML
6 11 (10.68%) HTML5
6 11 (10.68%) SOAP
7 10 (9.71%) CGI
7 10 (9.71%) JSP
7 10 (9.71%) LAMP
7 10 (9.71%) Servlets
8 9 (8.74%) XML
9 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.83%) Backbone.js
9 6 (5.83%) React
10 5 (4.85%) CSS
11 3 (2.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.94%) Blog
5 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.97%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.97%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.10%) Unix
2 14 (13.59%) Linux
3 10 (9.71%) Debian
3 10 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.92%) OO
3 24 (23.30%) Scrum
4 23 (22.33%) TDD
5 21 (20.39%) Mentoring
6 20 (19.42%) SDLC
7 18 (17.48%) Project Management
8 17 (16.50%) Manual Testing
8 17 (16.50%) PRINCE2
8 17 (16.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (15.53%) Software Engineering
10 14 (13.59%) Open Source
10 14 (13.59%) Validation
11 10 (9.71%) High Availability
11 10 (9.71%) Quality Management
11 10 (9.71%) Software Testing
11 10 (9.71%) Test Strategy
11 10 (9.71%) V-Model
12 9 (8.74%) Data Analysis
12 9 (8.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) SQL
2 35 (33.98%) Java
3 31 (30.10%) C#
4 26 (25.24%) Python
5 18 (17.48%) Groovy
5 18 (17.48%) JavaScript
5 18 (17.48%) PL/SQL
6 12 (11.65%) Perl
7 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.91%) C++
9 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) Jython
9 1 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (30.10%) Degree
2 20 (19.42%) ISTQB
3 18 (17.48%) ISEB
4 5 (4.85%) CCA
5 2 (1.94%) CISSP
5 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.94%) SANS
5 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.36%) QA
2 5 (4.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Ansible
1 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.94%) CFEngine
2 2 (1.94%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (32.04%) Oracle
2 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.94%) Google
3 2 (1.94%) Guidewire
3 2 (1.94%) HP
3 2 (1.94%) IBM
3 2 (1.94%) Informatica
3 2 (1.94%) Sybase
4 1 (0.97%) VMware
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