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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 116 102 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 33 65 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 2.01% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.22% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 50
Median salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £24,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2473 2924 3173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.70% 90.33% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1486 1847 2065
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -13 14 £41,250 +14.58% 1
Edinburgh -13 9 £43,750 +25.00% 6
Dundee +16 5 £27,500 -21.42%
Fife - 3 £24,500 -
West Lothian +2 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.13%) C#
3 24 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (33.33%) Finance
5 20 (28.99%) SDLC
6 19 (27.54%) Scrum
6 19 (27.54%) Python
7 18 (26.09%) Java
8 17 (24.64%) ISEB
8 17 (24.64%) ISTQB
8 17 (24.64%) Jenkins
8 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (23.19%) QA
10 15 (21.74%) Manual Testing
10 15 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (20.29%) Oracle
12 13 (18.84%) MySQL
12 13 (18.84%) C++
12 13 (18.84%) Web Services
12 13 (18.84%) Release Management
12 13 (18.84%) SaaS
12 13 (18.84%) PaaS
12 13 (18.84%) Puppet
12 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
12 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
12 13 (18.84%) Docker
13 12 (17.39%) Google Compute Engine
13 12 (17.39%) Software-Defined Networking

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 (17.39%) Apache Qpid
1 12 (17.39%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (4.35%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (23.19%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (18.84%) PaaS
3 13 (18.84%) SaaS
4 12 (17.39%) GitHub
4 12 (17.39%) Google App Engine
4 12 (17.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (17.39%) Google Compute Engine
4 12 (17.39%) Heroku
5 4 (5.80%) IaaS
6 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) AMQP
1 12 (17.39%) Firewall
1 12 (17.39%) HTTP
1 12 (17.39%) Internet
1 12 (17.39%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) MySQL
1 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
1 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (17.39%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (24.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (13.04%) Selenium
4 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.70%) JIRA
5 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.35%) Grunt
7 3 (4.35%) gulp
8 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.90%) Robot Framework
9 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.45%) JMeter
9 1 (1.45%) JUnit
9 1 (1.45%) Maven
9 1 (1.45%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Billing
3 11 (15.94%) Banking
4 5 (7.25%) Private Banking
4 5 (7.25%) Retail
5 3 (4.35%) Legal
6 2 (2.90%) Electronics
6 2 (2.90%) Games
6 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.45%) Law
7 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Architect
2 12 (17.39%) Cloud Architect
2 12 (17.39%) Service Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Test Manager
4 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Quality Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Tester
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Build Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Data Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Data Quality Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Product Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Product Owner
6 5 (7.25%) QA Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) Web Services
2 12 (17.39%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) Java EE
2 12 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
3 11 (15.94%) HTML
4 7 (10.14%) CSS
5 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.25%) HTML5
5 5 (7.25%) jQuery
5 5 (7.25%) Node.js
6 3 (4.35%) LESS
6 3 (4.35%) OOCSS
6 3 (4.35%) Sass
7 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.90%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.90%) J2EE
7 2 (2.90%) React
7 2 (2.90%) Spring
8 1 (1.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Blog
1 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.49%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.70%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.35%) Physics
7 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.45%) Derivative
8 1 (1.45%) EPoS
8 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
1 4 (5.80%) Unix
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (28.99%) SDLC
4 19 (27.54%) Scrum
5 15 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (21.74%) Manual Testing
6 13 (18.84%) Release Management
7 12 (17.39%) Capacity Management
7 12 (17.39%) Use Case
8 11 (15.94%) V-Model
9 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.59%) OO
10 8 (11.59%) Open Source
10 8 (11.59%) RUP
10 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.14%) Project Management
12 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.70%) Test Strategy
12 6 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) C#
2 19 (27.54%) Python
3 18 (26.09%) Java
4 13 (18.84%) C++
5 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
6 10 (14.49%) SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) C
7 1 (1.45%) Groovy
7 1 (1.45%) Perl
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) ISEB
1 17 (24.64%) ISTQB
2 12 (17.39%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) CCA
4 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CIPD
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) QA
2 5 (7.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (18.84%) Puppet
2 12 (17.39%) CFEngine
3 3 (4.35%) Ansible
4 2 (2.90%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) Google
2 12 (17.39%) Sybase
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) HP
4 2 (2.90%) Informatica
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) VMware
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