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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 113 108 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 25 55 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 1.79% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.00% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 41
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
2121 2754 2819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.12% 89.44% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1744 1854
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Edinburgh +9 12 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Glasgow +2 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Fife +8 3 £27,500 -14.06%
Renfrewshire - 1 £45,000 -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) Finance
3 23 (40.35%) C#
4 21 (36.84%) Java
5 20 (35.09%) SQL
5 20 (35.09%) Manual Testing
6 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (29.82%) Python
7 16 (28.07%) Selenium
8 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
9 14 (24.56%) QA
10 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
10 13 (22.81%) SaaS
10 13 (22.81%) SDLC
11 12 (21.05%) .NET
11 12 (21.05%) HTTP
12 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
13 10 (17.54%) BDD
13 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
13 10 (17.54%) Docker
13 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (17.54%) Web Services
13 10 (17.54%) TDD
13 10 (17.54%) Scrum
14 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
14 9 (15.79%) Java EE
14 9 (15.79%) C++
14 9 (15.79%) RDBMS
14 9 (15.79%) PaaS

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 8 (14.04%) Apache Qpid
1 8 (14.04%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (22.81%) SaaS
3 9 (15.79%) PaaS
4 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (14.04%) GitHub
4 8 (14.04%) Google App Engine
4 8 (14.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (14.04%) Google Compute Engine
4 8 (14.04%) Heroku
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) HTTP
2 8 (14.04%) AMQP
2 8 (14.04%) Firewall
2 8 (14.04%) Internet
2 8 (14.04%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 8 (14.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.04%) MySQL
3 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Selenium
2 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 8 (14.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (14.04%) Visual Studio
5 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (12.28%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.26%) HP UFT
7 3 (5.26%) JIRA
7 3 (5.26%) JUnit
7 3 (5.26%) Maven
7 3 (5.26%) Robot Framework
7 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.51%) Appium
8 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.51%) NUnit
8 2 (3.51%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.51%) Subversion
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Billing
3 6 (10.53%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (1.75%) Law
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Tester
2 9 (15.79%) Architect
2 9 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Developer
3 8 (14.04%) QA Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Service Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Software Tester
5 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Graduate
8 2 (3.51%) Junior
8 2 (3.51%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) Web Services
3 9 (15.79%) Java EE
4 8 (14.04%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
5 6 (10.53%) HTML
6 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.77%) CSS
6 5 (8.77%) REST
7 4 (7.02%) Spring
8 3 (5.26%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.26%) J2EE
8 3 (5.26%) JSON
8 3 (5.26%) Node.js
8 3 (5.26%) SOAP
8 3 (5.26%) XML
9 1 (1.75%) Akka
9 1 (1.75%) HTML5
9 1 (1.75%) JPA
9 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Blog
1 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.02%) Physics
5 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Derivative
6 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.51%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.75%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Manual Testing
3 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (24.56%) Test Scripting
5 13 (22.81%) SDLC
5 13 (22.81%) Test Automation
6 10 (17.54%) BDD
6 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (17.54%) Scrum
6 10 (17.54%) TDD
7 9 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Capacity Management
8 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Release Management
8 8 (14.04%) Use Case
9 7 (12.28%) OO
9 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.53%) MVC
11 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
11 5 (8.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) C#
2 21 (36.84%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) SQL
4 17 (29.82%) Python
5 9 (15.79%) C++
6 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.51%) VBA
8 1 (1.75%) Groovy
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) Scala
8 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) ISEB
2 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) CIPD
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) MiFID
2 1 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (15.79%) Puppet
2 8 (14.04%) CFEngine
3 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Google
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
1 8 (14.04%) Sybase
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) Perforce
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