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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 123 151 158
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.46% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.51% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 19
Median salary £39,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £25,500 £29,020
10% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £41,900 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2466 2949 3190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.77% 90.27% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1876 2072
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 14 £40,000 +1.26%
Fife +3 6 £31,500 -25.88%
Glasgow +13 5 £40,000 +1.26%
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (51.85%) Selenium
2 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (42.59%) Finance
4 22 (40.74%) QA
5 21 (38.89%) SQL
6 19 (35.19%) Cucumber
7 18 (33.33%) Python
7 18 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (24.07%) Java
10 12 (22.22%) Linux
10 12 (22.22%) Banking
10 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (20.37%) Apple iOS
12 10 (18.52%) Unix
13 9 (16.67%) Data Management
13 9 (16.67%) Regression Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Migration
13 9 (16.67%) Time Management
13 9 (16.67%) Test Management
13 9 (16.67%) Derivative
13 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
14 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
14 8 (14.81%) ISEB
15 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
15 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
15 7 (12.96%) JIRA
15 7 (12.96%) REST
15 7 (12.96%) iOS Development
15 7 (12.96%) Apple Swift

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Wireless
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (51.85%) Selenium
2 19 (35.19%) Cucumber
3 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.96%) JIRA
6 6 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 4 (7.41%) NUnit
8 3 (5.56%) Bugzilla
8 3 (5.56%) FitNesse
8 3 (5.56%) FogBugz
8 3 (5.56%) TestComplete
8 3 (5.56%) TestNG
9 1 (1.85%) Protractor
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
4 3 (5.56%) Back Office
4 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Tester
3 11 (20.37%) Automation Tester
3 11 (20.37%) Test Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Test Leader
5 7 (12.96%) iOS Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Technical Tester
8 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Functional Tester
8 4 (7.41%) QA Automation Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Core Data
1 7 (12.96%) REST
2 5 (9.26%) Node.js
3 4 (7.41%) .NET
3 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.41%) CSS
3 4 (7.41%) CSS3
3 4 (7.41%) Dapper ORM
3 4 (7.41%) HTML
3 4 (7.41%) HTML5
3 4 (7.41%) jQuery
3 4 (7.41%) SignalR
3 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.67%) Derivative
3 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.56%) Equities
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Apple iOS
3 10 (18.52%) Unix
4 5 (9.26%) Mac OS X
4 5 (9.26%) Windows
5 4 (7.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 9 (16.67%) Data Management
3 9 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 9 (16.67%) Test Management
3 9 (16.67%) Time Management
4 7 (12.96%) iOS Development
5 5 (9.26%) Coaching
5 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.26%) Defect Management
5 5 (9.26%) ETL
5 5 (9.26%) Prototyping
5 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
6 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 4 (7.41%) MVC
6 4 (7.41%) QA Automation
6 4 (7.41%) SDLC
6 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 18 (33.33%) Python
3 13 (24.07%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.96%) Apple Swift
5 7 (12.96%) Objective-C
6 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.56%) Ruby
9 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) ISEB
2 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.56%) XenApp
1 3 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) Citrix
3 3 (5.56%) Sun
3 3 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle