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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 79 105
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 29 79 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.28% 2.67% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.96% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 20
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
2020 2672 2672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.50% 90.33% 88.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1721 1762
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £61,500 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -1 14 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Glasgow -8 9 £40,000 +14.28%
Fife +7 5 £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 20 January 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 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 20 (38.46%) Finance
3 20 (38.46%) Manual Testing
4 19 (36.54%) QA
5 17 (32.69%) SDLC
6 16 (30.77%) Selenium
7 15 (28.85%) Scrum
7 15 (28.85%) TDD
7 15 (28.85%) C#
7 15 (28.85%) Java
8 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
8 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
9 13 (25.00%) BDD
9 13 (25.00%) Banking
10 11 (21.15%) OO
11 10 (19.23%) ISEB
11 10 (19.23%) .NET
11 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
12 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 8 (15.38%) Linux
12 8 (15.38%) Python
12 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
12 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
13 7 (13.46%) SaaS
13 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
13 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
13 7 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (13.46%) Relational Database

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 (3.85%) Apache Qpid
1 2 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) SaaS
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.85%) GitHub
4 2 (3.85%) Google App Engine
4 2 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.85%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (3.85%) Heroku
5 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) HTTP
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.85%) AMQP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.77%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Selenium
2 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
3 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.69%) JUnit
4 4 (7.69%) Maven
4 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.77%) Ant
5 3 (5.77%) Concordion
5 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.77%) Gradle
5 3 (5.77%) Hudson
5 3 (5.77%) JBehave
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) MSTest
5 3 (5.77%) NUnit
5 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.77%) Subversion
5 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Billing
3 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Tester
2 9 (17.31%) QA Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Software Tester
2 9 (17.31%) Test Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) QA Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Software Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Quality Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Software QA Manager
7 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) HTML
3 5 (9.62%) CSS
3 5 (9.62%) JSON
3 5 (9.62%) SOAP
3 5 (9.62%) XML
4 4 (7.69%) REST
4 4 (7.69%) Spring
4 4 (7.69%) Web Services
5 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
5 3 (5.77%) Java EE
5 3 (5.77%) Node.js
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.85%) HTML5
6 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.92%) J2EE
7 1 (1.92%) JPA
7 1 (1.92%) JSF
7 1 (1.92%) Servlets
7 1 (1.92%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.77%) Derivative
2 3 (5.77%) OTC Derivatives
2 3 (5.77%) Physics
3 2 (3.85%) Blog
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.85%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) Manual Testing
3 17 (32.69%) SDLC
4 15 (28.85%) Scrum
4 15 (28.85%) TDD
5 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 14 (26.92%) Test Scripting
6 13 (25.00%) BDD
7 11 (21.15%) OO
8 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
10 7 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (13.46%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (13.46%) DevOps
10 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
12 5 (9.62%) OOP
12 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.38%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) ISEB
2 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) CIPD
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (36.54%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) MiFID
3 1 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (5.77%) Perforce
4 2 (3.85%) Google
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Sybase
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