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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
UK / Scotland
Rank 110 139 151
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 20 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.64% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 7
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,800 £60,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%

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
2002 2636 2675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.53% 90.30% 88.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1700 1756
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +12 15 £47,500 +39.70% 1
West Lothian - 3 £44,000 - 1
Glasgow +25 2 £37,500 -
Automation Testing
UK

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Selenium
3 13 (30.23%) QA
4 12 (27.91%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
5 10 (23.26%) SDLC
6 9 (20.93%) Apple Swift
6 9 (20.93%) iOS Development
6 9 (20.93%) Core Data
6 9 (20.93%) REST
6 9 (20.93%) C#
6 9 (20.93%) Python
6 9 (20.93%) Finance
6 9 (20.93%) MVC
6 9 (20.93%) Scrum
6 9 (20.93%) Objective-C
7 8 (18.60%) TDD
7 8 (18.60%) Web Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.95%) Puppet
9 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
9 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (13.95%) Games
9 6 (13.95%) Automotive

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 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Selenium
2 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.95%) Ant
3 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.65%) NUnit
5 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.33%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.33%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.33%) FogBugz
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) JUnit
6 1 (2.33%) Mocha
6 1 (2.33%) Mockito
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Automotive
2 6 (13.95%) Games
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Tester
3 9 (20.93%) iOS Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Automation Tester
5 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Junior
8 2 (4.65%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (2.33%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Core Data
1 9 (20.93%) REST
2 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.98%) CSS3
3 3 (6.98%) HTML5
3 3 (6.98%) jQuery
3 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.65%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (4.65%) SignalR
5 1 (2.33%) Chai
5 1 (2.33%) Django
5 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.33%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) SDLC
3 9 (20.93%) iOS Development
3 9 (20.93%) MVC
3 9 (20.93%) Scrum
4 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
4 8 (18.60%) TDD
4 8 (18.60%) Web Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.95%) ERP
5 6 (13.95%) Regression Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Software Delivery
5 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) Defect Management
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) Test Management
7 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) Apple Swift
2 9 (20.93%) C#
2 9 (20.93%) Objective-C
2 9 (20.93%) Python
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
1 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (13.95%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
2 1 (2.33%) Citrix
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) VMware
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