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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 140 153 161
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.64% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.79% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 2
Average salary £38,250 £30,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.39% -5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £20,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,750 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +3.62%
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
2701 3285 2438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.37% 81.25% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1657 2157 1392
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 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +7 10 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Stirling - 4 £50,000 -
Glasgow +2 3 £35,000 -12.50%
West Lothian - 1 £39,000 - 5
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Finance
3 13 (48.15%) Selenium
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) C#
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
5 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
6 6 (22.22%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 6 (22.22%) QA
6 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) Banking
8 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) ISEB
8 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
8 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
8 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
9 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.11%) RESTful
9 3 (11.11%) Use Case
9 3 (11.11%) REST
9 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (7.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Selenium
2 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
4 3 (11.11%) JUnit
4 3 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.70%) JMeter
5 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.70%) Behat
5 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) Appium
5 1 (3.70%) TestLink
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Local Government
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Tester
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Agile Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Flex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
1 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (7.41%) JMS
3 2 (7.41%) Apache Flex
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) Parsley
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 6 (22.22%) BDD
3 6 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Use Case
5 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (7.41%) Python
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
West Lothian
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago