The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 108 158 156
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.32% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 10
Median salary £40,000 £32,250 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.03% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £30,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,750 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Automation 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
2110 2795 2882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.14% 89.35% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1776 1885
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 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 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 +23 14 £48,000 +41.17% 2
Glasgow +33 7 £36,000 -
West Lothian - 3 £39,000 - 1
Fife +3 1 £31,500 +3.27%
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Selenium
3 22 (44.00%) QA
4 16 (32.00%) Python
5 15 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 14 (28.00%) Finance
7 12 (24.00%) Objective-C
7 12 (24.00%) REST
7 12 (24.00%) iOS Development
7 12 (24.00%) Apple Swift
7 12 (24.00%) Core Data
8 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
8 11 (22.00%) SQL
9 10 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (18.00%) Regression Testing
10 9 (18.00%) SDLC
11 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (16.00%) Web Testing
11 8 (16.00%) TDD
12 7 (14.00%) Banking
12 7 (14.00%) Test Management
12 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
12 7 (14.00%) Scrum
12 7 (14.00%) Java
12 7 (14.00%) Linux
13 6 (12.00%) Ant
13 6 (12.00%) Games
13 6 (12.00%) ISEB

Automation 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 1 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) LAN
1 3 (6.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (50.00%) Selenium
2 10 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.00%) Ant
4 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (6.00%) Bugzilla
6 3 (6.00%) FogBugz
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) Mocha
7 1 (2.00%) NUnit
7 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Games
4 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Tester
2 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 12 (24.00%) iOS Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Automation Tester
5 8 (16.00%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Junior
9 2 (4.00%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
10 1 (2.00%) .NET Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Core Data
1 12 (24.00%) REST
2 3 (6.00%) CSS
2 3 (6.00%) HTML
2 3 (6.00%) Node.js
3 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.00%) CSS3
3 2 (4.00%) HTML5
3 2 (4.00%) jQuery
3 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) Chai
4 1 (2.00%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (2.00%) Django
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) Java EE
4 1 (2.00%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 5 (10.00%) Windows
4 4 (8.00%) Unix
5 3 (6.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) iOS Development
3 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (18.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (18.00%) SDLC
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (16.00%) TDD
5 8 (16.00%) Web Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) Test Management
6 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.00%) Software Delivery
8 5 (10.00%) Defect Management
9 4 (8.00%) Coaching
9 4 (8.00%) ETL
9 4 (8.00%) Prototyping
9 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.00%) Migration
10 3 (6.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Python
2 12 (24.00%) Apple Swift
2 12 (24.00%) Objective-C
3 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) Java
5 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby
6 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISEB
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.00%) XenApp
1 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Citrix
2 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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