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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 99 115 101
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 57 44 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.85% 1.36% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.66% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 30
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2621 2645 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.48% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1709 1542
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 +31 27 £45,000 +50.00%
Edinburgh +2 16 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Fife +8 8 £33,000 +50.00% 2
Dundee +9 2 £22,000 -42.85% 2
Aberdeen -1 2 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Stirling - 1 £50,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £23,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (46.31%) SQL
2 65 (43.62%) Java
3 57 (38.26%) Relational Database
4 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (32.21%) HTML
6 44 (29.53%) Web Services
7 43 (28.86%) JavaScript
8 41 (27.52%) C#
9 39 (26.17%) .NET
9 39 (26.17%) Finance
10 34 (22.82%) QA
10 34 (22.82%) Manual Testing
11 33 (22.15%) Microsoft
11 33 (22.15%) OO
12 31 (20.81%) RDBMS
12 31 (20.81%) Selenium
12 31 (20.81%) Degree
13 30 (20.13%) CSS
14 28 (18.79%) Oracle
15 27 (18.12%) UNIX
16 25 (16.78%) Tomcat
16 25 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (16.11%) .NET Framework
17 24 (16.11%) Software Testing
17 24 (16.11%) XML
18 23 (15.44%) Python
18 23 (15.44%) Linux
18 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET
18 23 (15.44%) ISEB
18 23 (15.44%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (16.78%) Tomcat
2 16 (10.74%) Apache
3 7 (4.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.01%) Jetty
4 3 (2.01%) IIS
4 3 (2.01%) nginx
5 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.67%) Drupal
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.67%) CMS
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 7 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) MS Project
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.37%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.01%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
4 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) HTTP
2 11 (7.38%) Internet
3 3 (2.01%) DHCP
3 3 (2.01%) FTP
3 3 (2.01%) IPsec
3 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.01%) DNS
4 1 (0.67%) IMAP
4 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (38.26%) Relational Database
2 31 (20.81%) RDBMS
3 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.07%) MySQL
5 11 (7.38%) NoSQL
6 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (4.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.67%) Big Data
10 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (20.81%) Selenium
2 18 (12.08%) JUnit
2 18 (12.08%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.74%) JIRA
4 13 (8.72%) LoadRunner
5 10 (6.71%) Visual Studio
5 10 (6.71%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (6.04%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.70%) EasyMock
8 6 (4.03%) JMeter
8 6 (4.03%) Bugzilla
9 5 (3.36%) Subversion
9 5 (3.36%) Maven
9 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.68%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.68%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.68%) FogBugz
10 4 (2.68%) Introscope
11 3 (2.01%) Fiddler
11 3 (2.01%) MSBuild
General
1 39 (26.17%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Banking
3 7 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.68%) Private Banking
5 3 (2.01%) German Language
5 3 (2.01%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.01%) Turkish Language
6 2 (1.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (38.93%) Developer
2 33 (22.15%) Java Developer
3 23 (15.44%) Software Engineer
4 18 (12.08%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.07%) Analyst
5 15 (10.07%) Test Engineer
6 13 (8.72%) Test Analyst
7 12 (8.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (8.05%) Verification Engineer
8 11 (7.38%) Tester
9 10 (6.71%) Architect
10 9 (6.04%) Test Manager
11 7 (4.70%) QA Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.70%) Java Architect
12 6 (4.03%) Trainer
12 6 (4.03%) Junior
12 6 (4.03%) Web Developer
12 6 (4.03%) .NET Developer
12 6 (4.03%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.21%) HTML
2 44 (29.53%) Web Services
3 39 (26.17%) .NET
4 30 (20.13%) CSS
5 24 (16.11%) .NET Framework
5 24 (16.11%) XML
6 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET
7 22 (14.77%) HTML5
8 19 (12.75%) jQuery
8 19 (12.75%) SOAP
9 17 (11.41%) Spring
10 14 (9.40%) Hibernate
10 14 (9.40%) Servlets
11 13 (8.72%) JSP
12 12 (8.05%) Java EE
13 11 (7.38%) CGI
13 11 (7.38%) J2EE
14 10 (6.71%) Spring MVC
14 10 (6.71%) WCF
15 8 (5.37%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.74%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.03%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.68%) SWIFT
4 4 (2.68%) User Experience
4 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.01%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (2.01%) Blog
5 3 (2.01%) Social Media
6 2 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.34%) NHS
6 2 (1.34%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.67%) Equities
7 1 (0.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.12%) UNIX
2 23 (15.44%) Linux
3 21 (14.09%) Windows
4 11 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (7.38%) Debian
5 6 (4.03%) Android
6 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.67%) VMS
8 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.82%) Manual Testing
3 33 (22.15%) OO
4 25 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (16.11%) Software Testing
6 21 (14.09%) Software Engineering
7 20 (13.42%) Mentoring
8 19 (12.75%) TDD
9 17 (11.41%) OOD
10 16 (10.74%) Scrum
11 13 (8.72%) Test Scripting
12 10 (6.71%) MVC
12 10 (6.71%) Performance Testing
13 9 (6.04%) Data Modelling
13 9 (6.04%) Coaching
14 8 (5.37%) Test Automation
14 8 (5.37%) Regression Testing
14 8 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (5.37%) Project Management
14 8 (5.37%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (46.31%) SQL
2 65 (43.62%) Java
3 43 (28.86%) JavaScript
4 41 (27.52%) C#
5 23 (15.44%) Python
6 22 (14.77%) Perl
7 19 (12.75%) C++
8 9 (6.04%) XPath
9 8 (5.37%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.37%) XQuery
9 8 (5.37%) Ruby
10 6 (4.03%) C
11 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.68%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.34%) Clojure
12 2 (1.34%) ClojureScript
12 2 (1.34%) VBA
13 1 (0.67%) VBScript
13 1 (0.67%) PHP
13 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (20.81%) Degree
2 23 (15.44%) ISEB
2 23 (15.44%) ISTQB
3 14 (9.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (22.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Xen
1 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) Puppet
1 11 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (5.37%) CFEngine
3 5 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.01%) Ansible
4 3 (2.01%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.34%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 33 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (18.79%) Oracle
3 11 (7.38%) Google
3 11 (7.38%) HP
4 9 (6.04%) IBM
5 5 (3.36%) Informatica
6 4 (2.68%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.01%) VMware
8 2 (1.34%) Typemock
8 2 (1.34%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.34%) Twitter
8 2 (1.34%) CA
8 2 (1.34%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.34%) Perforce
8 2 (1.34%) SAP
8 2 (1.34%) Sybase
8 2 (1.34%) Cognos
9 1 (0.67%) Siebel
9 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix
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