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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 112 133 111
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 43 27 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 0.82% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.02% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 30
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,045 £35,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 2652 2457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.21% 81.00% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1744 1685 1702
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
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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 +6 22 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Glasgow +18 14 £35,500 -11.25% 6
Fife +4 3 £42,926 +7.31% 3
North Lanarkshire - 3 £26,223 -
Dundee +9 1 - -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 47 (46.53%) Finance
2 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (33.66%) QA
4 30 (29.70%) SQL
5 28 (27.72%) Degree
6 24 (23.76%) Java
7 23 (22.77%) Regression Testing
8 21 (20.79%) ISTQB
9 20 (19.80%) Selenium
10 19 (18.81%) Test Strategy
11 18 (17.82%) Automated Testing
11 18 (17.82%) Scrum
12 16 (15.84%) Python
12 16 (15.84%) HP
12 16 (15.84%) ISEB
13 15 (14.85%) Windows
13 15 (14.85%) Test Management
13 15 (14.85%) Black-Box Testing
14 14 (13.86%) TDD
14 14 (13.86%) Banking
15 13 (12.87%) Web Services
15 13 (12.87%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
16 12 (11.88%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (10.89%) Manual Testing
17 11 (10.89%) Software Testing
17 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
18 10 (9.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (9.90%) Capacity Planning
19 9 (8.91%) Change Control

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.98%) JBoss
2 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.98%) MFGPRO
1 2 (1.98%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Wireless
2 1 (0.99%) DECT
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Big Data
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.99%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Selenium
2 12 (11.88%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.91%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (4.95%) Ant
5 4 (3.96%) JUnit
5 4 (3.96%) LoadRunner
5 4 (3.96%) JIRA
5 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.97%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.97%) Maven
6 3 (2.97%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (1.98%) Subversion
7 2 (1.98%) TestNG
7 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.98%) JBehave
7 2 (1.98%) JMeter
7 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.98%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.99%) Appium
8 1 (0.99%) Robotium
General
1 47 (46.53%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.96%) Local Government
4 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.97%) Games
6 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Law
6 2 (1.98%) Front Office
7 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Analyst
2 28 (27.72%) Test Analyst
3 22 (21.78%) QA Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) Consultant
5 9 (8.91%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Wintel Consultant
6 8 (7.92%) Tester
6 8 (7.92%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Validation Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.96%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Systems Tester
10 4 (3.96%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Business Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) Test Manager
11 3 (2.97%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) Web Services
2 6 (5.94%) XML
2 6 (5.94%) .NET
3 5 (4.95%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (3.96%) FIXML
5 3 (2.97%) SOAP
6 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.98%) HTML
6 2 (1.98%) CSS
6 2 (1.98%) XSLT
6 2 (1.98%) JMS
7 1 (0.99%) Middleware
7 1 (0.99%) EJB
7 1 (0.99%) Dojo
7 1 (0.99%) jQuery
7 1 (0.99%) Ajax
7 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.99%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.99%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.85%) Windows
2 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (8.91%) Windows 2000
3 4 (3.96%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) UNIX
4 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.98%) Android
5 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.77%) Regression Testing
3 19 (18.81%) Test Strategy
4 18 (17.82%) Scrum
4 18 (17.82%) Automated Testing
5 15 (14.85%) Black-Box Testing
5 15 (14.85%) Test Management
6 14 (13.86%) TDD
7 12 (11.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (10.89%) Manual Testing
8 11 (10.89%) Software Testing
9 10 (9.90%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (8.91%) Web Testing
10 9 (8.91%) Change Control
10 9 (8.91%) V-Model
10 9 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.91%) Migration
11 8 (7.92%) Validation
11 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.92%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.70%) SQL
2 24 (23.76%) Java
3 16 (15.84%) Python
4 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.93%) Perl
6 6 (5.94%) C#
7 5 (4.95%) Ruby
8 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.97%) PHP
9 2 (1.98%) C++
9 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (27.72%) Degree
2 21 (20.79%) ISTQB
3 16 (15.84%) ISEB
4 10 (9.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.97%) HND
8 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (33.66%) QA
2 9 (8.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.99%) JTAG
3 1 (0.99%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (8.91%) Puppet
3 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.98%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) HP
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.97%) SAP
4 2 (1.98%) Fidessa
4 2 (1.98%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.98%) thinkFolio
4 2 (1.98%) IBM
4 2 (1.98%) Green Hat
5 1 (0.99%) Altera
5 1 (0.99%) Actel
5 1 (0.99%) Vermilion
5 1 (0.99%) Cadence
5 1 (0.99%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.99%) Siebel
5 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix
5 1 (0.99%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
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