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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 133 146 161
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 27 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 13
Median salary £44,000 £36,250 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.37% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £32,550 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +6.16%
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
2556 2747 3384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.53% 87.68% 84.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1568 1716 2232
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Glasgow +9 16 £41,000 +17.14% 1
Edinburgh +3 7 £43,250 +15.33% 2
West Lothian - 3 £44,000 - 1
Fife - 1 £30,000 -
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 29 (64.44%) Selenium
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 21 (46.67%) Cucumber
4 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (40.00%) Python
6 17 (37.78%) Finance
7 13 (28.89%) Java
7 13 (28.89%) SDLC
8 12 (26.67%) Degree
8 12 (26.67%) JIRA
8 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (24.44%) Software Testing
9 11 (24.44%) QA
9 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
9 11 (24.44%) Scrum
10 10 (22.22%) Banking
10 10 (22.22%) ISEB
11 9 (20.00%) C#
11 9 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (20.00%) Gherkin
11 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (17.78%) Mobile Development
12 8 (17.78%) Apple iOS
12 8 (17.78%) Android
12 8 (17.78%) Perl
13 7 (15.56%) Windows
13 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
13 7 (15.56%) XML
13 7 (15.56%) WebLogic

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) IIS
1 7 (15.56%) Jetty
1 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
1 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (64.44%) Selenium
2 21 (46.67%) Cucumber
3 12 (26.67%) JIRA
3 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (11.11%) FitNesse
5 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.89%) TestComplete
6 4 (8.89%) TestNG
7 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
7 3 (6.67%) NUnit
8 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.22%) Protractor
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Back Office
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Tester
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 9 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Software Testing Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Testing Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Automation Tester
6 6 (13.33%) QA Tester
7 5 (11.11%) Functional Tester
7 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Test Leader
8 4 (8.89%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 7 (15.56%) XML
3 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 5 (11.11%) Spring
4 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) CSS3
5 3 (6.67%) Dapper ORM
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) HTML5
5 3 (6.67%) jQuery
5 3 (6.67%) SignalR
5 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.11%) Derivative
2 5 (11.11%) Equities
2 5 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Android
1 8 (17.78%) Apple iOS
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) SDLC
3 11 (24.44%) Scrum
3 11 (24.44%) Software Testing
4 9 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.78%) Mobile Development
6 7 (15.56%) Android Development
6 7 (15.56%) ATDD
6 7 (15.56%) BDD
6 7 (15.56%) Coaching
6 7 (15.56%) High Availability
6 7 (15.56%) iOS Development
6 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
6 7 (15.56%) Performance Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Security Testing
6 7 (15.56%) TDD
7 6 (13.33%) QA Automation
8 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 18 (40.00%) Python
3 13 (28.89%) Java
4 9 (20.00%) C#
5 8 (17.78%) Perl
6 7 (15.56%) Ruby
7 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.22%) C++
10 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
2 10 (22.22%) ISEB
3 5 (11.11%) Sun Certification
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Cegedim Rx
3 6 (13.33%) HP
4 5 (11.11%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos
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