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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 128 76 141
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +65
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 24 102 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 3.11% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 3.44% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 78 20
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median 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
2496 2968 3191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.62% 90.60% 86.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1892 2080
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 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 -30 13 £35,000 - 1
Edinburgh -31 6 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 5 - - 1
Test Scripting
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Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) Regression Testing
3 18 (26.87%) Finance
3 18 (26.87%) Degree
3 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
4 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.90%) ISEB
5 14 (20.90%) SQL
5 14 (20.90%) Software Testing
5 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (20.90%) Test Strategy
6 13 (19.40%) QA
6 13 (19.40%) SDLC
7 12 (17.91%) Project Management
7 12 (17.91%) .NET
7 12 (17.91%) ISTQB
8 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
8 11 (16.42%) Selenium
8 11 (16.42%) BDD
9 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.93%) Banking
9 10 (14.93%) Manufacturing
10 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.43%) Oracle
10 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
10 9 (13.43%) Unix
10 9 (13.43%) Windows
10 9 (13.43%) Defect Management
10 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
11 8 (11.94%) System Testing

Test Scripting
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:

Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.49%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) SAN
1 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Selenium
2 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.96%) JIRA
4 6 (8.96%) JUnit
4 6 (8.96%) Maven
4 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
5 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.46%) Jasmine
5 5 (7.46%) JBehave
5 5 (7.46%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (7.46%) Subversion
5 5 (7.46%) TestNG
6 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.49%) Ant
7 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.49%) TestLink
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
2 10 (14.93%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.46%) Electronics
4 5 (7.46%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Law
5 2 (2.99%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.49%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Test Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Test Engineer
4 11 (16.42%) Test Manager
5 10 (14.93%) Tester
6 8 (11.94%) Software Tester
7 7 (10.45%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Test Leader
8 6 (8.96%) Release Manager
9 5 (7.46%) Programmer
10 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Junior
10 4 (5.97%) QA Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) QA Tester
10 4 (5.97%) Software Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Software QA Tester
10 4 (5.97%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) jQuery
2 5 (7.46%) REST
2 5 (7.46%) RESTful
2 5 (7.46%) SOAP
2 5 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.97%) HTML
4 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.49%) COM
5 1 (1.49%) J2EE
5 1 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) User Experience
4 5 (7.46%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.99%) Derivative
7 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.99%) Pricing Data
7 2 (2.99%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.49%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Unix
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Linux
3 4 (5.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) Regression Testing
3 18 (26.87%) Test Automation
4 14 (20.90%) Software Testing
4 14 (20.90%) Test Strategy
4 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (19.40%) SDLC
6 12 (17.91%) Project Management
7 11 (16.42%) BDD
8 9 (13.43%) Defect Management
8 9 (13.43%) Manual Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (11.94%) Functional Testing
9 8 (11.94%) Scrum
9 8 (11.94%) System Testing
9 8 (11.94%) Test Management
10 7 (10.45%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 8 (11.94%) Java
3 7 (10.45%) Python
4 6 (8.96%) C#
5 5 (7.46%) C
5 5 (7.46%) Fortran
5 5 (7.46%) Perl
5 5 (7.46%) PHP
5 5 (7.46%) Ruby
5 5 (7.46%) VB
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 14 (20.90%) ISEB
3 12 (17.91%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) CBAP
6 1 (1.49%) CIPD
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) IIBA
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.49%) MCITP
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 8 (11.94%) HP
4 7 (10.45%) SAP
5 3 (4.48%) Citrix
6 2 (2.99%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.99%) Reuters
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco
7 1 (1.49%) IFS
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