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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 126 115 127
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 36 53 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 1.69% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.89% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 34
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
2560 2800 3285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.33% 89.03% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1756 2206
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 June 2016.

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 June 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
Glasgow -6 24 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh -11 10 £35,500 -6.57% 3
Fife - 2 £34,750 -
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) Test Scripting
2 27 (40.91%) SQL
3 24 (36.36%) Selenium
4 23 (34.85%) Manual Testing
5 22 (33.33%) Python
6 21 (31.82%) Degree
7 20 (30.30%) Software Testing
8 16 (24.24%) Finance
8 16 (24.24%) Linux
9 15 (22.73%) QA
9 15 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 14 (21.21%) Cucumber
10 14 (21.21%) Java
11 13 (19.70%) Release Management
12 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (16.67%) Scrum
12 11 (16.67%) ISEB
12 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.67%) BDD
12 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 9 (13.64%) Windows
13 9 (13.64%) ISTQB
13 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
13 9 (13.64%) TestNG
14 8 (12.12%) Test Strategy
14 8 (12.12%) User Experience
14 8 (12.12%) FitNesse
14 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
15 7 (10.61%) Spring

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 2 (3.03%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) DB2
3 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Selenium
2 15 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 14 (21.21%) Cucumber
4 9 (13.64%) TestNG
5 8 (12.12%) FitNesse
6 7 (10.61%) Robot Framework
7 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (9.09%) JUnit
7 6 (9.09%) Maven
7 6 (9.09%) Subversion
7 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (9.09%) WebDriver
8 5 (7.58%) Jasmine
8 5 (7.58%) JBehave
8 5 (7.58%) JIRA
8 5 (7.58%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (6.06%) HP UFT
10 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
12 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Back Office
3 5 (7.58%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Analyst
2 23 (34.85%) Test Analyst
3 19 (28.79%) Test Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Test Automation Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Tester
6 7 (10.61%) QA Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) QA Tester
8 5 (7.58%) Software Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) Gherkin
1 7 (10.61%) Spring
2 6 (9.09%) .NET
3 5 (7.58%) REST
3 5 (7.58%) RESTful
3 5 (7.58%) SOAP
4 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.03%) CGI
6 1 (1.52%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) J2EE
6 1 (1.52%) J2SE
6 1 (1.52%) Web Services
6 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 8 (12.12%) User Experience
2 6 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.09%) Equities
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.03%) EPoS
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) VSAM
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 9 (13.64%) Windows
3 6 (9.09%) Unix
4 5 (7.58%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 23 (34.85%) Manual Testing
4 20 (30.30%) Software Testing
5 13 (19.70%) Release Management
6 11 (16.67%) BDD
6 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 11 (16.67%) Scrum
7 8 (12.12%) Test Strategy
8 7 (10.61%) Automation Testing
8 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.61%) SDLC
8 7 (10.61%) User Stories
9 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.09%) Web Application Development
10 5 (7.58%) API Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) SQL
2 22 (33.33%) Python
3 14 (21.21%) Java
4 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.09%) C#
5 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.58%) Perl
6 5 (7.58%) Ruby
7 2 (3.03%) COBOL
7 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.03%) JCL
8 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) ISEB
3 9 (13.64%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.58%) Sun Certification
5 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Sun
3 2 (3.03%) HP
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Telerik
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
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