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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 127 160 154
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 19 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.33% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.37% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 19
Median salary £36,750 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.96% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £39,500 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2233 3013 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.79% 90.89% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1895 1989
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Edinburgh +16 10 £42,500 +7.59% 3
Fife - 4 £31,500 -
Glasgow +16 3 £34,250 -13.29% 2
West Lothian - 1 £37,500 -
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.94%) Selenium
3 20 (40.82%) QA
4 18 (36.73%) Finance
5 15 (30.61%) SQL
5 15 (30.61%) Python
5 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (26.53%) Software Testing
7 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
8 11 (22.45%) Apple iOS
9 10 (20.41%) Banking
9 10 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (18.37%) Linux
11 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Objective-C
11 8 (16.33%) REST
11 8 (16.33%) Test Management
11 8 (16.33%) Apple Swift
11 8 (16.33%) Core Data
11 8 (16.33%) iOS Development
12 7 (14.29%) ISEB
12 7 (14.29%) Java
12 7 (14.29%) Unix
13 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
13 6 (12.24%) Migration
13 6 (12.24%) Data Management
13 6 (12.24%) Derivative
13 6 (12.24%) SDLC
13 6 (12.24%) Time Management
13 6 (12.24%) Git (software)

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 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) LAN
1 3 (6.12%) WAN
1 3 (6.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Selenium
2 12 (24.49%) Cucumber
3 10 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.20%) HP UFT
6 4 (8.16%) JIRA
7 3 (6.12%) Bugzilla
7 3 (6.12%) FogBugz
7 3 (6.12%) NUnit
8 2 (4.08%) Ant
8 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Games
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
1 11 (22.45%) Test Engineer
1 11 (22.45%) Tester
2 10 (20.41%) Automation Tester
3 8 (16.33%) iOS Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Test Leader
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.04%) Functional Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (2.04%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Core Data
1 8 (16.33%) REST
2 5 (10.20%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
3 3 (6.12%) CSS3
3 3 (6.12%) Dapper ORM
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) HTML5
3 3 (6.12%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) SignalR
3 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.04%) Django
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Apple iOS
2 9 (18.37%) Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Unix
4 5 (10.20%) Mac OS X
4 5 (10.20%) Windows
5 3 (6.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Software Testing
3 8 (16.33%) iOS Development
3 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
3 8 (16.33%) Test Management
4 6 (12.24%) Data Management
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) SDLC
4 6 (12.24%) Time Management
5 5 (10.20%) Defect Management
6 4 (8.16%) Coaching
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.16%) ETL
6 4 (8.16%) Prototyping
6 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.12%) MVC
7 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) Python
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Apple Swift
2 8 (16.33%) Objective-C
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.82%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.12%) XenApp
1 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix
2 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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