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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 102 94 124
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 54 83 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.71% 2.19% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.67% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 59 19
Average salary £40,000 £36,895 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.41% +5.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,595 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
2678 3109 2372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.75% 81.92% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1632 2032 1399
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -21 26 £40,000 +8.41% 4
Glasgow +11 19 £77,500 +138.46% 4
West Lothian - 4 £40,000 - 2
Aberdeen +7 2 £31,000 -34.73%
Dundee +4 2 £22,000 -42.85%
Stirling - 2 £50,000 -
Fife - 1 - -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 59 (54.13%) SQL
2 48 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.45%) HTML
4 39 (35.78%) .NET
5 38 (34.86%) JavaScript
6 36 (33.03%) C#
7 32 (29.36%) Finance
8 31 (28.44%) CSS
8 31 (28.44%) Selenium
8 31 (28.44%) Relational Database
9 29 (26.61%) Java
10 28 (25.69%) .NET Framework
10 28 (25.69%) HTML5
11 27 (24.77%) QA
12 26 (23.85%) Web Services
12 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
12 26 (23.85%) ASP.NET
13 25 (22.94%) Oracle
13 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
14 20 (18.35%) UNIX
14 20 (18.35%) Degree
14 20 (18.35%) Software Testing
15 19 (17.43%) Manual Testing
16 17 (15.60%) OO
16 17 (15.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
17 16 (14.68%) XML
17 16 (14.68%) Scrum
17 16 (14.68%) Test Scripting
17 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 9 (8.26%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.59%) Apache
3 3 (2.75%) IIS
4 2 (1.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Drupal
5 1 (0.92%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.92%) Node.js
5 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.92%) JBoss
5 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
1 1 (0.92%) PaaS
1 1 (0.92%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) SSL
3 1 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.44%) Relational Database
2 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.84%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.50%) Big Data
5 6 (5.50%) MySQL
5 6 (5.50%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (28.44%) Selenium
2 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
3 15 (13.76%) JUnit
4 14 (12.84%) Cucumber
5 13 (11.93%) TeamCity
5 13 (11.93%) Git (software)
5 13 (11.93%) JIRA
6 12 (11.01%) LoadRunner
6 12 (11.01%) GitLab
7 10 (9.17%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (7.34%) MSBuild
9 7 (6.42%) SpecFlow
9 7 (6.42%) WatiN
9 7 (6.42%) Subversion
10 5 (4.59%) JMeter
10 5 (4.59%) EasyMock
11 4 (3.67%) Introscope
12 3 (2.75%) Bugzilla
12 3 (2.75%) Fiddler
12 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (29.36%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 6 (5.50%) Retail
3 6 (5.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (40.37%) Developer
2 15 (13.76%) Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) Software Engineer
3 14 (12.84%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.84%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Test Analyst
5 11 (10.09%) Test Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Tester
6 10 (9.17%) Verification Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (6.42%) QA Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) Consultant
9 6 (5.50%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.50%) AWS Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Test Manager
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (3.67%) Junior
11 4 (3.67%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.45%) HTML
2 39 (35.78%) .NET
3 31 (28.44%) CSS
4 28 (25.69%) .NET Framework
4 28 (25.69%) HTML5
5 26 (23.85%) ASP.NET
5 26 (23.85%) Web Services
6 17 (15.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 16 (14.68%) Entity Framework
7 16 (14.68%) XML
7 16 (14.68%) jQuery
8 14 (12.84%) LINQ
8 14 (12.84%) LINQ to SQL
9 11 (10.09%) SOAP
10 8 (7.34%) NHibernate
11 7 (6.42%) Spring
11 7 (6.42%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.42%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (5.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.59%) Open Source
5 4 (3.67%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.75%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 2 (1.83%) GIS
8 1 (0.92%) Replication
8 1 (0.92%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.92%) NHS
8 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) UNIX
2 12 (11.01%) Windows
3 10 (9.17%) Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Debian
4 3 (2.75%) Android
4 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.35%) Software Testing
3 19 (17.43%) Manual Testing
4 17 (15.60%) OO
5 16 (14.68%) Scrum
5 16 (14.68%) Test Scripting
5 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.76%) TDD
7 14 (12.84%) MVC
7 14 (12.84%) Mentoring
8 13 (11.93%) ETL
9 12 (11.01%) Test Automation
9 12 (11.01%) Performance Testing
10 10 (9.17%) OOD
11 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (7.34%) Data Management
12 8 (7.34%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.34%) Analytics
13 7 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (6.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.13%) SQL
2 38 (34.86%) JavaScript
3 36 (33.03%) C#
4 29 (26.61%) Java
5 10 (9.17%) C++
5 10 (9.17%) Python
6 9 (8.26%) Perl
7 8 (7.34%) VB.NET
8 7 (6.42%) XPath
8 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.50%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.59%) Ruby
11 4 (3.67%) XQuery
11 4 (3.67%) C
12 1 (0.92%) PHP
12 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.92%) VBA
12 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) Degree
2 12 (11.01%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.09%) ISEB
4 5 (4.59%) CISSP
4 5 (4.59%) CISA
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.75%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Oracle
1 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) IBM
3 7 (6.42%) TIBCO
3 7 (6.42%) HP
3 7 (6.42%) Informatica
4 2 (1.83%) Citrix
4 2 (1.83%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.83%) SAP
4 2 (1.83%) Cognos
4 2 (1.83%) Siebel
5 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.92%) Hyland
5 1 (0.92%) Google
5 1 (0.92%) Typemock
5 1 (0.92%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.92%) Twitter
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum £30-50k depending on experience plus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum DOE + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 20 days ago