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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 122 123 140
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 40 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.35% 1.26% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.45% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 19
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2660 2698 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.59% 86.92% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1702 1719 1843
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Glasgow +5 30 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Edinburgh +17 26 £35,000 -6.66% 3
West Lothian +7 1 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £33,500 -
Fife - 1 £32,000 -
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.63%) Test Scripting
3 37 (46.84%) Release Management
4 36 (45.57%) Manual Testing
5 17 (21.52%) Degree
6 16 (20.25%) SQL
6 16 (20.25%) Linux
7 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (16.46%) Test Management
8 13 (16.46%) HP UFT
9 12 (15.19%) Python
9 12 (15.19%) Banking
9 12 (15.19%) Bash Shell
10 11 (13.92%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (12.66%) Finance
11 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
12 9 (11.39%) Functional Testing
12 9 (11.39%) Fund Accounting
13 8 (10.13%) User Stories
13 8 (10.13%) Oracle
14 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking
14 7 (8.86%) Selenium
14 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
14 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
15 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
15 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
15 6 (7.59%) Automated Testing
15 6 (7.59%) Scrum
15 6 (7.59%) RDBMS

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.06%) JBoss
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) Drupal
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.27%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) DHCP
1 4 (5.06%) Internet
1 4 (5.06%) LDAP
1 4 (5.06%) SNMP
2 3 (3.80%) DNS
2 3 (3.80%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.80%) InfiniBand
3 2 (2.53%) ATM
3 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.27%) DLNA
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) ICMP
4 1 (1.27%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) Wireless
4 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.80%) Big Data
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) HP UFT
2 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.86%) Selenium
3 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.06%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) Hudson
5 3 (3.80%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.80%) Trac
6 2 (2.53%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.53%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.27%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) NUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.27%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.27%) Subversion
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.19%) Banking
2 10 (12.66%) Finance
3 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (63.29%) Analyst
1 50 (63.29%) Test Analyst
2 36 (45.57%) Senior Analyst
2 36 (45.57%) Senior Test Analyst
3 16 (20.25%) Test Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Systems Test Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Information Security Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Information Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Information Security Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Security Specialist
9 3 (3.80%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Web Services
2 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 3 (3.80%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.80%) LAMP
3 3 (3.80%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.53%) jQuery
4 2 (2.53%) REST
5 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.27%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.27%) Ajax
5 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.27%) CSS
5 1 (1.27%) Dojo
5 1 (1.27%) EJB
5 1 (1.27%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Grid Computing
3 3 (3.80%) Health Informatics
3 3 (3.80%) Informatics
3 3 (3.80%) Life Science
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.80%) Online Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) IVR
5 1 (1.27%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) CentOS
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.63%) Test Scripting
3 37 (46.84%) Release Management
4 36 (45.57%) Manual Testing
5 13 (16.46%) Test Management
6 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Functional Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Fund Accounting
8 8 (10.13%) User Stories
9 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
10 6 (7.59%) Automated Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Scrum
11 5 (6.33%) Defect Management
11 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (6.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.06%) Defect Tracking
13 3 (3.80%) CRM
13 3 (3.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) SQL
2 12 (15.19%) Bash Shell
2 12 (15.19%) Python
3 6 (7.59%) Java
4 4 (5.06%) C#
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.80%) Perl
5 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.53%) C++
6 2 (2.53%) Tcl
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) ISEB
3 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.80%) MCSE
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.80%) RHCE
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.80%) GPFS
1 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.80%) Nagios
2 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.80%) Puppet
2 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.27%) Iperf
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Brocade
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco
3 3 (3.80%) Dell
3 3 (3.80%) IBM
3 3 (3.80%) Opsware
3 3 (3.80%) Remedy
3 3 (3.80%) VMware
4 2 (2.53%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.53%) Siebel
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.27%) Charles River
5 1 (1.27%) HP
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