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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 151 152 147
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 11 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.53% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 13
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £47,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £47,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
2649 2641 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.15% 81.09% 79.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1763 1676 1714
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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 +1 5 £35,000 - 2
Glasgow -6 4 £33,250 -30.00% 1
Stirling - 1 £51,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £39,000 - 3
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Automation Testing also 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 that cited Automation Testing.

1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) Selenium
3 20 (58.82%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (26.47%) LoadRunner
5 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Informatica
6 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (23.53%) Business Objects
6 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
7 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) QA
7 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
8 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.71%) ISEB
9 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
9 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
9 5 (14.71%) JBoss
9 5 (14.71%) Agile Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.76%) Scrum
10 4 (11.76%) C#
10 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
10 4 (11.76%) Puppet
11 3 (8.82%) Java
11 3 (8.82%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Automation Testing also 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 that cited Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Selenium
2 11 (32.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (26.47%) LoadRunner
4 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.82%) JIRA
7 2 (5.88%) JUnit
8 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.94%) JMeter
8 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.94%) Maven
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.94%) TestLink
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Test Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Test Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) QA Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Flex Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) jQuery
2 2 (5.88%) Parsley
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Flex
2 2 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (2.94%) Java EE
3 1 (2.94%) Dojo
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) WPF
3 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.88%) System Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.88%) Test Management
8 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Validation
9 1 (2.94%) TDD
9 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Business Objects
1 8 (23.53%) Informatica
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) HP
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