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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 133 161 149
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 19 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 2
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +7.35%
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
2543 3114 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 86.12% 81.28% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 2068 1489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +29 14 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Glasgow 0 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Stirling - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Finance
3 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Selenium
5 8 (26.67%) SQL
6 7 (23.33%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 5 (16.67%) BDD
8 5 (16.67%) Python
8 5 (16.67%) ISEB
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
9 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
9 4 (13.33%) QA
9 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Gherkin

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.33%) Appium
5 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.33%) Behat
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) Hudson
5 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Tester
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Agile Tester
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Tester
5 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Flex Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
1 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.00%) REST
2 3 (10.00%) RESTful
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) JMS
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 5 (16.67%) BDD
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
5 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Use Case
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
6 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) Python
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) Perl
5 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter
3 1 (3.33%) Charles River
3 1 (3.33%) HP
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago