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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 143 150 152
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.38% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 10
Average salary £32,500 £39,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.72% -9.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,700 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £43,300 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
2665 2660 2763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.37% 87.21% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1702 1798
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 5 February 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
(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 +12 8 £37,000 -7.50% 1
Dundee - 7 £32,500 -
Fife - 2 £30,500 -
Glasgow -11 1 - - 1
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (61.54%) Selenium
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) C#
4 10 (38.46%) SDLC
5 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
5 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) Python
6 8 (30.77%) Perl
6 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (30.77%) Gherkin
7 7 (26.92%) ATDD
7 7 (26.92%) Android Development
7 7 (26.92%) iOS Development
7 7 (26.92%) Mobile Development
7 7 (26.92%) Cegedim Rx
7 7 (26.92%) BDD
7 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
7 7 (26.92%) High Availability
7 7 (26.92%) Android
7 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Security Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Jetty
7 7 (26.92%) JIRA
7 7 (26.92%) QA
7 7 (26.92%) WebLogic

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (26.92%) IIS
1 7 (26.92%) Jetty
1 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
1 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) CTI
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
3 8 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (26.92%) JIRA
4 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) Tester
2 9 (34.62%) Software Tester
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Test Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Software Testing Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
4 7 (26.92%) Testing Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Software Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.85%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Gherkin
2 7 (26.92%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) Dojo
4 2 (7.69%) EJB
4 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (3.85%) Ajax
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (3.85%) Java EE
5 1 (3.85%) JMS
5 1 (3.85%) JSP
5 1 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Android
1 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Scrum
3 10 (38.46%) SDLC
4 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
5 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) Android Development
6 7 (26.92%) ATDD
6 7 (26.92%) BDD
6 7 (26.92%) High Availability
6 7 (26.92%) iOS Development
6 7 (26.92%) Mobile Development
6 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Security Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Coaching
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) Usability Testing
8 2 (7.69%) V-Model
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) Perl
3 8 (30.77%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) Ruby
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Cegedim Rx
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos
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