The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 163 143 154
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.27% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3017 2630 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.78% 79.91% 75.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2025 1724 1651
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automation Testing
UK

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -6 5 £30,000 - 2
Glasgow -11 4 £41,250 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Finance
3 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 13 (39.39%) QA
4 12 (36.36%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) Selenium
6 8 (24.24%) Degree
6 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
6 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
7 7 (21.21%) Node.js
7 7 (21.21%) jQuery
7 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.21%) Python
8 6 (18.18%) OO
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
8 6 (18.18%) Advertising
8 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) Web Development
8 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 6 (18.18%) HTML5
8 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.15%) Puppet
9 5 (15.15%) Banking
9 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
9 5 (15.15%) Apache Flex
9 5 (15.15%) JMS
10 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) JBoss

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (21.21%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.03%) Hudson
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (3.03%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) JUnit
4 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Advertising
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Flex Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) jQuery
3 6 (18.18%) CSS
3 6 (18.18%) HTML5
4 5 (15.15%) Apache Flex
4 5 (15.15%) JMS
5 4 (12.12%) Spring
5 4 (12.12%) CSS3
6 3 (9.09%) Parsley
7 2 (6.06%) Web Services
7 2 (6.06%) .NET
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.03%) RESTful
8 1 (3.03%) WebSockets
8 1 (3.03%) Dojo
8 1 (3.03%) Java EE
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.18%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 6 (18.18%) Web Development
4 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.06%) MVC
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.06%) Dependency Management
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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