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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 71 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 99 38 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.96% 1.20% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 1.49% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 55 24 28
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
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
2798 2546 2400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.72% 80.34% 76.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 1610 1621
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +27 43 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Edinburgh +4 28 £36,000 +2.85% 3
Stirling - 16 £35,000 -
Fife +5 5 £40,000 - 2
Aberdeen +12 4 £50,000 +66.66%
West Lothian +1 1 £37,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 92 (47.67%) Java
2 64 (33.16%) SQL
3 63 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (31.61%) QA
5 58 (30.05%) HTML
6 53 (27.46%) Degree
7 52 (26.94%) JavaScript
7 52 (26.94%) Relational Database
8 51 (26.42%) Software Engineering
9 47 (24.35%) C#
9 47 (24.35%) Web Services
10 46 (23.83%) Linux
11 45 (23.32%) Manual Testing
12 43 (22.28%) OO
13 41 (21.24%) Perl
13 41 (21.24%) Selenium
14 39 (20.21%) Computer Science
15 38 (19.69%) Tomcat
15 38 (19.69%) UNIX
15 38 (19.69%) Mentoring
16 37 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (19.17%) Python
17 36 (18.65%) Finance
18 35 (18.13%) .NET
19 33 (17.10%) RDBMS
20 32 (16.58%) CSS
20 32 (16.58%) XML
21 30 (15.54%) ISTQB
21 30 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
22 29 (15.03%) Microsoft

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 38 (19.69%) Tomcat
2 25 (12.95%) Apache
3 8 (4.15%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.63%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.11%) Node.js
6 4 (2.07%) nginx
6 4 (2.07%) IIS
6 4 (2.07%) Jetty
7 2 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 7 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.15%) Google Compute Engine
2 8 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.07%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.36%) Internet
2 15 (7.77%) HTTP
3 4 (2.07%) DHCP
3 4 (2.07%) FTP
3 4 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.07%) DNS
3 4 (2.07%) IPsec
4 1 (0.52%) IMAP
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (26.94%) Relational Database
2 33 (17.10%) RDBMS
3 17 (8.81%) MySQL
3 17 (8.81%) SQL Server
4 14 (7.25%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.74%) Oracle Database
6 11 (5.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (5.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.55%) Big Data
8 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.04%) DataStage
9 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (21.24%) Selenium
2 21 (10.88%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.36%) JUnit
4 16 (8.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (7.77%) JIRA
6 11 (5.70%) Bugzilla
6 11 (5.70%) EasyMock
7 8 (4.15%) FogBugz
8 7 (3.63%) Fiddler
8 7 (3.63%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.63%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.11%) Appium
9 6 (3.11%) Maven
9 6 (3.11%) FitNesse
10 5 (2.59%) JMeter
10 5 (2.59%) LoadRunner
10 5 (2.59%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.07%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (18.65%) Finance
2 6 (3.11%) Banking
3 4 (2.07%) German Language
3 4 (2.07%) Italian Language
3 4 (2.07%) Turkish Language
4 2 (1.04%) Front Office
4 2 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.04%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
5 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (30.05%) Developer
2 44 (22.80%) Software Engineer
3 41 (21.24%) Java Developer
4 29 (15.03%) Test Engineer
5 18 (9.33%) QA Engineer
5 18 (9.33%) Analyst
6 17 (8.81%) Test Analyst
7 15 (7.77%) Tester
7 15 (7.77%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.22%) Test Manager
8 12 (6.22%) Software Tester
9 10 (5.18%) Development Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Automation Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Architect
9 10 (5.18%) Trainer
9 10 (5.18%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Software Development Engineer
10 9 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (4.66%) QA Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (30.05%) HTML
2 47 (24.35%) Web Services
3 35 (18.13%) .NET
4 32 (16.58%) CSS
4 32 (16.58%) XML
5 24 (12.44%) Servlets
5 24 (12.44%) HTML5
6 23 (11.92%) SOAP
6 23 (11.92%) Spring
7 18 (9.33%) Hibernate
8 17 (8.81%) JSP
9 15 (7.77%) Dojo
9 15 (7.77%) CGI
10 14 (7.25%) Spring MVC
11 13 (6.74%) Java EE
11 13 (6.74%) JMS
12 12 (6.22%) ASP.NET
12 12 (6.22%) J2EE
13 11 (5.70%) jQuery
13 11 (5.70%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.21%) Computer Science
2 37 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.18%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.66%) Artificial Intelligence
4 9 (4.66%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.66%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.63%) User Experience
6 5 (2.59%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.59%) Physics
7 4 (2.07%) Social Media
7 4 (2.07%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.07%) Blog
8 2 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.04%) Open Source
8 2 (1.04%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.04%) NHS
8 2 (1.04%) Economics
8 2 (1.04%) Statistics
9 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.83%) Linux
2 38 (19.69%) UNIX
3 19 (9.84%) Windows
4 15 (7.77%) Debian
4 15 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.70%) Android
6 6 (3.11%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.07%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.07%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.55%) Solaris
9 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (26.42%) Software Engineering
3 45 (23.32%) Manual Testing
4 43 (22.28%) OO
5 38 (19.69%) Mentoring
6 30 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (13.47%) Software Testing
8 20 (10.36%) TDD
9 19 (9.84%) Test Scripting
10 16 (8.29%) Web Development
11 15 (7.77%) Data Modelling
12 14 (7.25%) Project Management
13 12 (6.22%) Coaching
13 12 (6.22%) Regression Testing
14 11 (5.70%) Business Analysis
14 11 (5.70%) Test Automation
15 10 (5.18%) Analytics
15 10 (5.18%) Line Management
16 9 (4.66%) Scrum
16 9 (4.66%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (47.67%) Java
2 64 (33.16%) SQL
3 52 (26.94%) JavaScript
4 47 (24.35%) C#
5 41 (21.24%) Perl
6 37 (19.17%) Python
7 26 (13.47%) C++
8 19 (9.84%) Ruby
9 9 (4.66%) Objective-C
10 8 (4.15%) VBA
11 6 (3.11%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.59%) C
12 5 (2.59%) Bash Shell
13 4 (2.07%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.07%) XQuery
13 4 (2.07%) XPath
14 3 (1.55%) Clojure
14 3 (1.55%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 53 (27.46%) Degree
2 30 (15.54%) ISTQB
3 29 (15.03%) ISEB
4 19 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.66%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (31.61%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.07%) Xen
2 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (6.22%) Puppet
2 8 (4.15%) CFEngine
3 5 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.07%) Ansible
5 3 (1.55%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 29 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.92%) Oracle
3 12 (6.22%) Google
4 10 (5.18%) HP
5 5 (2.59%) VMware
5 5 (2.59%) Informatica
6 3 (1.55%) Perforce
6 3 (1.55%) CA
6 3 (1.55%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.04%) Red Gate
7 2 (1.04%) Typemock
7 2 (1.04%) Sybase
7 2 (1.04%) IBM
7 2 (1.04%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.52%) EMC
8 1 (0.52%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.52%) Twitter
8 1 (0.52%) Green Hat
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