The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 117 130
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 40 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.78% 1.32% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.45% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 25
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
2023 2688 2824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.23% 90.72% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1708 1769
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% +3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Scotland region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Scotland

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Scotland

Test Automation
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 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 +3 24 £41,250 +17.85% 3
Glasgow +9 11 £40,000 +14.28%
West Lothian +1 4 £30,000 -25.00%
Fife +6 1 £26,500 -17.18%
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 58 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (57.30%) Selenium
3 35 (39.33%) Finance
4 34 (38.20%) C#
5 31 (34.83%) Software Testing
5 31 (34.83%) SpecFlow
6 30 (33.71%) .NET
6 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
7 26 (29.21%) Gherkin
8 22 (24.72%) SQL
8 22 (24.72%) Java
9 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
10 19 (21.35%) WebDriver
10 19 (21.35%) Scrum
10 19 (21.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (19.10%) Automated Testing
11 17 (19.10%) BDD
12 16 (17.98%) HP UFT
13 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
13 15 (16.85%) Degree
13 15 (16.85%) JIRA
13 15 (16.85%) Manual Testing
13 15 (16.85%) Waterfall
13 15 (16.85%) User Stories
13 15 (16.85%) Defect Management
14 14 (15.73%) QA
14 14 (15.73%) OOP
14 14 (15.73%) ISEB
15 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
15 13 (14.61%) Subversion

Test Automation
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 (1.12%) Confluence
1 1 (1.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) DECT
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
1 1 (1.12%) RS-485
1 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.12%) Wireless
1 1 (1.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 51 (57.30%) Selenium
2 31 (34.83%) SpecFlow
3 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
4 19 (21.35%) WebDriver
5 16 (17.98%) HP UFT
6 15 (16.85%) JIRA
7 13 (14.61%) Subversion
7 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
8 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
9 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (10.11%) MSTest
10 9 (10.11%) NUnit
11 7 (7.87%) Jasmine
12 6 (6.74%) FitNesse
13 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
13 5 (5.62%) JUnit
13 5 (5.62%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (4.49%) Hudson
14 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
15 3 (3.37%) Maven
General
1 35 (39.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (40.45%) Test Engineer
2 29 (32.58%) Test Automation Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) Tester
4 16 (17.98%) Analyst
4 16 (17.98%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.24%) Software Tester
6 9 (10.11%) QA Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.62%) Automation Tester
8 5 (5.62%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Graduate
10 3 (3.37%) Graduate Test Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Senior Applications Engineer
11 2 (2.25%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (33.71%) .NET
2 26 (29.21%) Gherkin
3 8 (8.99%) HTML
3 8 (8.99%) REST
4 7 (7.87%) CSS
4 7 (7.87%) SOAP
5 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.37%) jQuery
5 3 (3.37%) Spring
5 3 (3.37%) Web Services
5 3 (3.37%) XML
6 2 (2.25%) J2EE
6 2 (2.25%) JSON
6 2 (2.25%) RESTful
6 2 (2.25%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.12%) Ajax
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.12%) PMI
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Linux
2 3 (3.37%) Android
3 2 (2.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.17%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) Software Testing
3 19 (21.35%) Scrum
3 19 (21.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (19.10%) Automated Testing
4 17 (19.10%) BDD
5 15 (16.85%) Defect Management
5 15 (16.85%) Manual Testing
5 15 (16.85%) User Stories
5 15 (16.85%) Waterfall
6 14 (15.73%) OOP
7 12 (13.48%) Integration Testing
7 12 (13.48%) Test Scripting
8 11 (12.36%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (12.36%) TDD
9 10 (11.24%) OO
10 9 (10.11%) Performance Testing
11 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.87%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) C#
2 22 (24.72%) Java
2 22 (24.72%) SQL
3 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.87%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) C++
6 2 (2.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.12%) C
7 1 (1.12%) Delphi
7 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.12%) Perl
7 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 14 (15.73%) ISEB
3 9 (10.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
1 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) HP
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
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