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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 145 164 155
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 17 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 2
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £32,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,969 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +15.38%
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
2798 3082 2673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.38% 83.80% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1779 2049 1746
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,900 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +9 14 £41,000 +36.66% 1
Glasgow +9 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Software Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Degree
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 9 (29.03%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) Python
6 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
6 8 (25.81%) SDLC
7 7 (22.58%) C#
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
7 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) HTML
8 6 (19.35%) JMS
8 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
8 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 5 (16.13%) EJB 3.0
9 5 (16.13%) Dojo
9 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
9 5 (16.13%) CTI
9 5 (16.13%) EJB
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) JSP
9 5 (16.13%) Servlets
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle
9 5 (16.13%) JBoss
9 5 (16.13%) WebSphere

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (16.13%) JBoss
1 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
2 3 (9.68%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) Behat
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Test Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Tester
4 6 (19.35%) Automation Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Verification Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Agile Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) JMS
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
1 6 (19.35%) jQuery
2 5 (16.13%) EJB 3.0
2 5 (16.13%) Java EE
2 5 (16.13%) Dojo
2 5 (16.13%) EJB
2 5 (16.13%) CSS
2 5 (16.13%) JSP
2 5 (16.13%) Servlets
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.45%) Qt
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) REST
5 1 (3.23%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Software Testing
3 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) SDLC
5 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 5 (16.13%) ITSM
7 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Investment Management
7 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
8 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
1 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) Ruby
6 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Charles River
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago