The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 145 160 155
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 10 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 0
Average salary £41,500 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Automation Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2845 3648 2988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.31% 94.93% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1797 2397 1800
Average salary £42,926 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.69% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Scotland region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Scotland

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Scotland

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +7 7 £45,750 +47.58% 4
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 - 1
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) SDLC
5 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
5 6 (42.86%) Release Management
5 6 (42.86%) System Testing
5 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) IIS
5 6 (42.86%) Web Services
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (28.57%) Python
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) Test Management
8 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) JMS
2 2 (14.29%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) Dojo
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) EJB
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) JSP
2 2 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Release Management
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 6 (42.86%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
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