The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting 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 Scripting over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 82 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 76 59 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.45% 1.60% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.95% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 50 28 13
Average salary £42,926 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.49% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,345 £27,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Test Scripting
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
2628 3019 2342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.56% 81.64% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1600 1978 1388
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Scotland

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Scotland

Test Scripting
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 Scripting within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Edinburgh +15 34 £43,750 +43.44% 3
Glasgow +20 25 £45,000 - 3
Fife +7 7 £42,926 +2.20%
Dundee +4 4 - -
Stirling -10 4 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 53 (44.54%) Finance
1 53 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.29%) Banking
3 41 (34.45%) QA
4 37 (31.09%) Degree
5 33 (27.73%) Scrum
5 33 (27.73%) Java
6 32 (26.89%) Regression Testing
7 28 (23.53%) Python
8 27 (22.69%) SQL
8 27 (22.69%) TDD
8 27 (22.69%) Black-Box Testing
9 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
10 24 (20.17%) Web Services
11 22 (18.49%) Selenium
11 22 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
12 20 (16.81%) ISTQB
13 17 (14.29%) Project Management
14 16 (13.45%) ISEB
14 16 (13.45%) Automated Testing
15 15 (12.61%) Requirements Analysis
15 15 (12.61%) Telecoms
16 14 (11.76%) Business Analysis
16 14 (11.76%) Retail
16 14 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
16 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
17 13 (10.92%) Jenkins
18 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (10.08%) Web Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.84%) JBoss
1 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.84%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) Big Data
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Selenium
2 13 (10.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.40%) Ant
4 8 (6.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.36%) LoadRunner
5 4 (3.36%) JMeter
5 4 (3.36%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (2.52%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.68%) JIRA
7 2 (1.68%) JUnit
7 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.68%) WinRunner
7 2 (1.68%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (1.68%) Appium
8 1 (0.84%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.84%) Hudson
8 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.84%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.84%) Robotium
General
1 53 (44.54%) Finance
2 42 (35.29%) Banking
3 15 (12.61%) Telecoms
4 14 (11.76%) Retail
5 11 (9.24%) Manufacturing
6 9 (7.56%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.36%) Games
8 2 (1.68%) Local Government
9 1 (0.84%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (39.50%) Analyst
2 33 (27.73%) QA Engineer
3 25 (21.01%) Test Analyst
4 14 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) Test Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Consultant
6 9 (7.56%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Junior
8 5 (4.20%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Test Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Systems Tester
10 3 (2.52%) Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Tester
10 3 (2.52%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.17%) Web Services
2 8 (6.72%) .NET
3 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.20%) CSS
4 5 (4.20%) HTML
4 5 (4.20%) Ajax
5 4 (3.36%) XML
6 3 (2.52%) jQuery
6 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.52%) HTML5
6 3 (2.52%) CSS3
7 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.68%) Middleware
8 1 (0.84%) XSLT
8 1 (0.84%) SOAP
8 1 (0.84%) EJB
8 1 (0.84%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.84%) JSON
8 1 (0.84%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (5.88%) Equities
2 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.36%) Xbox
3 4 (3.36%) Derivative
3 4 (3.36%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.36%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.52%) Open Source
4 3 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.52%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.20%) Linux
1 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.36%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Android
3 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.73%) Scrum
3 32 (26.89%) Regression Testing
4 27 (22.69%) TDD
4 27 (22.69%) Black-Box Testing
5 17 (14.29%) Project Management
6 16 (13.45%) Automated Testing
7 15 (12.61%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 14 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (10.08%) Web Testing
9 12 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.08%) Software Testing
9 12 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.24%) ERP
10 11 (9.24%) Risk Management
11 10 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (8.40%) ITIL
11 10 (8.40%) Information Security
11 10 (8.40%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.73%) Java
2 28 (23.53%) Python
3 27 (22.69%) SQL
4 26 (21.85%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.56%) C#
6 5 (4.20%) Perl
7 3 (2.52%) C
7 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.52%) XPath
8 2 (1.68%) Groovy
8 2 (1.68%) Ruby
8 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (31.09%) Degree
2 20 (16.81%) ISTQB
3 16 (13.45%) ISEB
4 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.40%) CISSP
5 10 (8.40%) CISA
6 9 (7.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (34.45%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (9.24%) Puppet
3 10 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.68%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 12 (10.08%) HP
2 10 (8.40%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.36%) Reuters
4 4 (3.36%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.52%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.52%) SAP
5 3 (2.52%) Telerik
6 2 (1.68%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.68%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.68%) Siebel
6 2 (1.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.68%) Citrix
7 1 (0.84%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.84%) Charles River
7 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.84%) Twitter
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Salary: competitive
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