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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 93 101 114
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 70 59 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.37% 1.92% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.21% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 44
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,572
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
2645 2673 2822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.54% 86.87% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1689 1693 1849
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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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 -2 43 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Edinburgh +11 23 £42,500 +30.76% 2
West Lothian +7 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Fife -3 1 £32,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 62 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.09%) SQL
3 45 (39.13%) Java
4 41 (35.65%) Relational Database
5 39 (33.91%) Degree
6 37 (32.17%) Oracle
6 37 (32.17%) OO
7 36 (31.30%) Unix
7 36 (31.30%) RDBMS
8 33 (28.70%) Python
8 33 (28.70%) Finance
9 31 (26.96%) TDD
9 31 (26.96%) C#
10 30 (26.09%) Selenium
11 28 (24.35%) QA
12 26 (22.61%) JBoss
12 26 (22.61%) Spring
12 26 (22.61%) Hibernate
13 25 (21.74%) Computer Science
13 25 (21.74%) Oracle Database
14 23 (20.00%) Web Services
14 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 23 (20.00%) HTML
15 22 (19.13%) Maven
16 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
16 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
16 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (18.26%) Drools
17 20 (17.39%) Groovy
17 20 (17.39%) Castor

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 26 (22.61%) JBoss
2 20 (17.39%) Oracle Coherence
2 20 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 14 (12.17%) Apache
4 8 (6.96%) CMS
5 5 (4.35%) Node.js
6 3 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.87%) GemFire
7 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (17.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) SaaS
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) IaaS
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.17%) Internet
2 4 (3.48%) Network Security
3 2 (1.74%) Intranet
4 1 (0.87%) Firewall
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.87%) VPN
4 1 (0.87%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.65%) Relational Database
2 36 (31.30%) RDBMS
3 25 (21.74%) Oracle Database
4 21 (18.26%) SQL Server
5 14 (12.17%) MySQL
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.61%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (26.09%) Selenium
2 22 (19.13%) Maven
3 20 (17.39%) FitNesse
4 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
5 10 (8.70%) JUnit
6 8 (6.96%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.22%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.35%) EasyMock
8 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.35%) Mocha
8 5 (4.35%) SilkTest
8 5 (4.35%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.48%) Bugzilla
9 4 (3.48%) GitLab
9 4 (3.48%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.61%) Grunt
10 3 (2.61%) gulp
10 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.74%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.74%) JIRA
General
1 33 (28.70%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Games
3 3 (2.61%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Developer
2 33 (28.70%) Analyst
3 25 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) Tester
5 9 (7.83%) Java Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.83%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Lead Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Lead Java Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Senior Java Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.61%) Hibernate
1 26 (22.61%) Spring
2 23 (20.00%) HTML
2 23 (20.00%) Web Services
3 21 (18.26%) Drools
4 20 (17.39%) Castor
4 20 (17.39%) jBPM
5 16 (13.91%) .NET
5 16 (13.91%) CSS
6 15 (13.04%) SOAP
7 14 (12.17%) CGI
7 14 (12.17%) JSP
7 14 (12.17%) LAMP
7 14 (12.17%) Servlets
8 11 (9.57%) XML
9 9 (7.83%) HTML5
10 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET
12 5 (4.35%) PowerMock
12 5 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.61%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.87%) CESG
6 1 (0.87%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.30%) Unix
2 19 (16.52%) Linux
3 14 (12.17%) Debian
3 14 (12.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.91%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.17%) OO
3 31 (26.96%) TDD
4 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.52%) High Availability
5 19 (16.52%) Manual Testing
5 19 (16.52%) Mentoring
6 17 (14.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (13.04%) Project Management
7 15 (13.04%) Software Testing
8 14 (12.17%) PRINCE2
8 14 (12.17%) Quality Management
9 11 (9.57%) Data Analysis
9 11 (9.57%) Data Migration
9 11 (9.57%) Migration
9 11 (9.57%) Test Strategy
9 11 (9.57%) Validation
10 10 (8.70%) Scrum
10 10 (8.70%) Test Management
11 9 (7.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.09%) SQL
2 45 (39.13%) Java
3 33 (28.70%) Python
4 31 (26.96%) C#
5 23 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 20 (17.39%) Groovy
6 20 (17.39%) PL/SQL
7 16 (13.91%) Perl
8 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.74%) C++
9 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.87%) Jython
10 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.87%) Ruby
10 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (33.91%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.35%) ISEB
4 4 (3.48%) CISSP
4 4 (3.48%) SANS
4 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (32.17%) Oracle
2 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.61%) Adobe
4 1 (0.87%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.87%) HP
4 1 (0.87%) IBM
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