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

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
UK / Scotland
Rank 87 116 123
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 43 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.91% 1.40% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.55% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 24
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
2014 2648 2603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.35% 90.44% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1712 1720
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 £32,300
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%

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 18 January 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 18 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 +17 34 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Glasgow -6 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
West Lothian +8 1 - -
Test Automation
UK

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 52 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (53.41%) Selenium
3 41 (46.59%) Finance
4 31 (35.23%) Software Testing
5 28 (31.82%) SpecFlow
5 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 26 (29.55%) C#
7 24 (27.27%) Gherkin
8 22 (25.00%) Java
9 21 (23.86%) Manual Testing
10 20 (22.73%) Cucumber
10 20 (22.73%) .NET
11 19 (21.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (20.45%) QA
12 18 (20.45%) WebDriver
12 18 (20.45%) HP UFT
13 17 (19.32%) SQL
13 17 (19.32%) Scrum
13 17 (19.32%) Defect Management
14 15 (17.05%) BDD
14 15 (17.05%) JIRA
15 14 (15.91%) Degree
15 14 (15.91%) Automated Testing
15 14 (15.91%) OOP
16 13 (14.77%) TDD
16 13 (14.77%) User Stories
17 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
17 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
17 12 (13.64%) Waterfall
18 11 (12.50%) Test Scripting

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 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (53.41%) Selenium
2 28 (31.82%) SpecFlow
3 20 (22.73%) Cucumber
4 18 (20.45%) HP UFT
4 18 (20.45%) WebDriver
5 15 (17.05%) JIRA
6 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
8 9 (10.23%) Subversion
8 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (9.09%) MSTest
9 8 (9.09%) NUnit
9 8 (9.09%) Robot Framework
10 7 (7.95%) FitNesse
11 6 (6.82%) Jasmine
11 6 (6.82%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
12 3 (3.41%) JUnit
13 2 (2.27%) SoapUI
14 1 (1.14%) Protractor
General
1 41 (46.59%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Games
2 9 (10.23%) Retail
3 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Test Engineer
2 24 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
3 17 (19.32%) Analyst
3 17 (19.32%) Test Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) QA Engineer
5 14 (15.91%) Tester
6 9 (10.23%) QA Test Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Software Tester
8 7 (7.95%) Test Leader
9 6 (6.82%) QA Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Automation Test Lead
11 4 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.55%) Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
12 3 (3.41%) Graduate
12 3 (3.41%) Graduate Test Engineer
13 2 (2.27%) Head of Testing
13 2 (2.27%) Senior Automation Tester
13 2 (2.27%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 20 (22.73%) .NET
3 7 (7.95%) REST
4 6 (6.82%) SOAP
5 4 (4.55%) CSS
5 4 (4.55%) HTML
6 3 (3.41%) Web Services
6 3 (3.41%) XML
7 2 (2.27%) J2EE
7 2 (2.27%) RESTful
8 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.14%) jQuery
8 1 (1.14%) JSON
8 1 (1.14%) Node.js
8 1 (1.14%) OpenEmbedded
8 1 (1.14%) Spring
8 1 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.55%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (4.55%) Android
3 3 (3.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) Software Testing
3 21 (23.86%) Manual Testing
4 19 (21.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (19.32%) Defect Management
5 17 (19.32%) Scrum
6 15 (17.05%) BDD
7 14 (15.91%) Automated Testing
7 14 (15.91%) OOP
8 13 (14.77%) TDD
8 13 (14.77%) User Stories
9 12 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 11 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 10 (11.36%) Integration Testing
11 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
11 10 (11.36%) OO
12 9 (10.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (10.23%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (10.23%) Performance Testing
13 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.55%) C#
2 22 (25.00%) Java
3 17 (19.32%) SQL
4 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.82%) Python
6 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.27%) VBA
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) Delphi
7 1 (1.14%) Perl
7 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (15.91%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) ISEB
3 6 (6.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.45%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
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