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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 91 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 35 68 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 2.34% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.58% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 24
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
2056 2636 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.37% 90.87% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1672 1731
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -3 21 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Glasgow 0 12 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Fife +6 2 £26,500 -17.18%
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) SQL
3 20 (33.90%) Selenium
3 20 (33.90%) Manual Testing
4 19 (32.20%) Finance
5 18 (30.51%) QA
5 18 (30.51%) SDLC
6 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
6 17 (28.81%) BDD
7 16 (27.12%) TDD
8 15 (25.42%) Test Scripting
8 15 (25.42%) C#
8 15 (25.42%) Java
9 14 (23.73%) .NET
9 14 (23.73%) ISEB
9 14 (23.73%) Scrum
10 12 (20.34%) Banking
10 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (20.34%) OO
10 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
11 11 (18.64%) Linux
11 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
12 9 (15.25%) Integration Testing
12 9 (15.25%) ISTQB
13 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
13 8 (13.56%) HTML
13 8 (13.56%) Cucumber
13 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
13 8 (13.56%) SpecFlow

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 2 (3.39%) WordPress
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
1 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.08%) DB2
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) phpMyAdmin
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Selenium
2 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.56%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.56%) SpecFlow
3 8 (13.56%) WebDriver
4 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.17%) Subversion
5 5 (8.47%) Appium
6 4 (6.78%) JUnit
6 4 (6.78%) Maven
6 4 (6.78%) MSTest
6 4 (6.78%) NUnit
6 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.08%) Ant
7 3 (5.08%) Concordion
7 3 (5.08%) Hudson
7 3 (5.08%) JBehave
7 3 (5.08%) JIRA
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 12 (20.34%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Test Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Tester
3 10 (16.95%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) QA Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Software Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.78%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) QA Manager
7 4 (6.78%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Software Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Quality Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Software Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Software QA Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) HTML
3 7 (11.86%) Gherkin
4 6 (10.17%) CSS
4 6 (10.17%) JSON
4 6 (10.17%) XML
5 5 (8.47%) SOAP
5 5 (8.47%) Spring
6 4 (6.78%) HTML5
6 4 (6.78%) REST
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.39%) CSS3
8 2 (3.39%) jQuery
8 2 (3.39%) Node.js
8 2 (3.39%) Web Services
9 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.69%) JPA
9 1 (1.69%) React
9 1 (1.69%) RESTful
9 1 (1.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Derivative
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.08%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.90%) Manual Testing
3 18 (30.51%) SDLC
4 17 (28.81%) BDD
4 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
5 16 (27.12%) TDD
6 15 (25.42%) Test Scripting
7 14 (23.73%) Scrum
8 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (20.34%) OO
8 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
9 9 (15.25%) Integration Testing
10 8 (13.56%) DevOps
10 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
11 7 (11.86%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (8.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) C#
2 15 (25.42%) Java
3 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.47%) Python
5 4 (6.78%) PHP
6 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.39%) VBA
8 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) ISEB
2 9 (15.25%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) MiFID
3 1 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) cPanel
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) HP
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Perforce
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