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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 145 143 157
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 25 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.39% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.48% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 1
Average salary £38,750 £31,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -0.52%
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
2975 2526 2487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.02% 81.83% 76.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1916 1639 1644
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(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 11 £30,000 -
Stirling - 8 £48,500 -
Glasgow -18 4 £36,250 - 1
Fife - 1 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) Selenium
3 10 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
5 8 (23.53%) QA
5 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (23.53%) LoadRunner
5 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 8 (23.53%) Business Objects
5 8 (23.53%) Informatica
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) Java
6 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
7 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 6 (17.65%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) HTML
8 5 (14.71%) .NET
8 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Puppet
9 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Apache Flex
9 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.76%) C#
9 4 (11.76%) JBoss
9 4 (11.76%) Python

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (8.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Selenium
2 10 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (23.53%) LoadRunner
4 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
6 1 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.94%) Hudson
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Test Engineer
1 8 (23.53%) Test Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) QA Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Flex Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) jQuery
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) Apache Flex
4 3 (8.82%) JMS
5 2 (5.88%) Parsley
5 2 (5.88%) HTML5
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.88%) CSS
5 2 (5.88%) Web Services
5 2 (5.88%) Spring
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
6 1 (2.94%) Java EE
6 1 (2.94%) Dojo
6 1 (2.94%) WPF
6 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
3 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.71%) Agile Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.88%) Web Development
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.94%) Validation
9 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.94%) MVC
9 1 (2.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Business Objects
1 8 (23.53%) Informatica
2 4 (11.76%) JBoss
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
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