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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 144 151 138
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 13
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
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
2615 2689 2351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.41% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1731 1570
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 +3 4 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Lothian - 3 £39,000 - 5
Glasgow +3 2 £53,250 +12.10% 1
Stirling - 2 £50,500 - 1
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Selenium
3 19 (57.58%) SQL
4 11 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (30.30%) LoadRunner
6 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (27.27%) Business Objects
7 8 (24.24%) Informatica
8 7 (21.21%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) QA
8 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.18%) ISEB
9 6 (18.18%) C#
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) Agile Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
11 4 (12.12%) JIRA
11 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
12 3 (9.09%) .NET
12 3 (9.09%) Java
12 3 (9.09%) Scrum
12 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
12 3 (9.09%) BDD

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (6.06%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Selenium
2 11 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (30.30%) LoadRunner
4 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.12%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.06%) JUnit
7 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.03%) JMeter
7 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
7 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.03%) Appium
7 1 (3.03%) TestLink
7 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Local Government
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Manager
4 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) JMS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Flex
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
3 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) Parsley
3 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.06%) Test Management
7 2 (6.06%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.06%) System Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.03%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.06%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Business Objects
2 8 (24.24%) Informatica
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) HP
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