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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 65 126 135
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 110 41 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.33% 1.11% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 1.33% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 84 21 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,755 £50,000 £38,700
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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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
Glasgow +47 57 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Edinburgh +24 52 £36,250 +8.20% 3
Dundee - 6 £30,000 -
Fife +1 4 £42,926 +20.91%
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Stirling - 2 - -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (40.33%) Finance
1 73 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (34.81%) ISTQB
3 46 (25.41%) QA
4 43 (23.76%) Banking
5 40 (22.10%) ISEB
6 37 (20.44%) Manual Testing
7 36 (19.89%) SQL
8 32 (17.68%) Test Strategy
9 30 (16.57%) Test Management
9 30 (16.57%) Degree
10 26 (14.36%) Automated Testing
10 26 (14.36%) HP Quality Center
11 25 (13.81%) Performance Testing
12 24 (13.26%) Business Analysis
13 23 (12.71%) Software Testing
13 23 (12.71%) Test Automation
13 23 (12.71%) Security Cleared
13 23 (12.71%) Test Planning
14 22 (12.15%) Python
15 21 (11.60%) Project Management
15 21 (11.60%) V-Model
16 20 (11.05%) Selenium
16 20 (11.05%) HP
16 20 (11.05%) SDLC
17 18 (9.94%) HP UFT
17 18 (9.94%) SC Cleared
18 16 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (8.84%) Computer Science
18 16 (8.84%) Waterfall

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.55%) Documentum
2 1 (0.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.21%) MS Visio
1 4 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) FTP
2 3 (1.66%) Intranet
3 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.66%) MS Access
6 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (11.05%) Selenium
2 18 (9.94%) HP UFT
3 13 (7.18%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.08%) Ant
5 10 (5.52%) LoadRunner
6 7 (3.87%) JMeter
7 5 (2.76%) Ranorex
7 5 (2.76%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.21%) JIRA
9 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.55%) MSTest
10 1 (0.55%) Hudson
10 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.55%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.55%) TestLink
10 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.55%) Maven
10 1 (0.55%) SilkPerformer
General
1 73 (40.33%) Finance
2 43 (23.76%) Banking
3 13 (7.18%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.63%) Retail
5 11 (6.08%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.42%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.76%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.66%) International Banking
9 2 (1.10%) Marketing
9 2 (1.10%) Billing
9 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (59.67%) Analyst
2 78 (43.09%) Test Analyst
3 26 (14.36%) Senior Analyst
4 24 (13.26%) Senior Test Analyst
5 19 (10.50%) Tester
6 16 (8.84%) Business Analyst
7 15 (8.29%) Performance Analyst
7 15 (8.29%) Performance Test Analyst
8 14 (7.73%) QA Engineer
9 13 (7.18%) Automation Tester
10 12 (6.63%) Test Leader
11 9 (4.97%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (4.42%) Test Engineer
13 7 (3.87%) Test Manager
13 7 (3.87%) Software Engineer
14 6 (3.31%) Junior
15 3 (1.66%) Consultant
15 3 (1.66%) Software Test Engineer
15 3 (1.66%) Automation Analyst
15 3 (1.66%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) Web Services
2 4 (2.21%) .NET
3 3 (1.66%) HTML
3 3 (1.66%) CSS
3 3 (1.66%) Ajax
3 3 (1.66%) jQuery
4 2 (1.10%) Qt
4 2 (1.10%) HTML5
4 2 (1.10%) CSS3
4 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.10%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.55%) EJB
5 1 (0.55%) Dojo
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.55%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.42%) User Experience
3 8 (4.42%) Data Integration
3 8 (4.42%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.76%) Derivative
5 4 (2.21%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.21%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.21%) Equities
5 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.31%) Windows
1 6 (3.31%) Linux
2 3 (1.66%) UNIX
2 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.10%) OpenWrt
4 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.44%) Manual Testing
3 32 (17.68%) Test Strategy
4 30 (16.57%) Test Management
5 26 (14.36%) Automated Testing
6 25 (13.81%) Performance Testing
7 24 (13.26%) Business Analysis
8 23 (12.71%) Software Testing
8 23 (12.71%) Test Automation
8 23 (12.71%) Test Planning
9 21 (11.60%) V-Model
9 21 (11.60%) Project Management
10 20 (11.05%) SDLC
11 16 (8.84%) TDD
11 16 (8.84%) Waterfall
11 16 (8.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (8.29%) Asset Management
13 14 (7.73%) Scrum
13 14 (7.73%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (7.18%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.89%) SQL
2 22 (12.15%) Python
3 14 (7.73%) Java
4 13 (7.18%) C#
5 9 (4.97%) Perl
6 8 (4.42%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.42%) Ruby
7 2 (1.10%) XPath
7 2 (1.10%) C
8 1 (0.55%) Groovy
8 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (34.81%) ISTQB
2 40 (22.10%) ISEB
3 30 (16.57%) Degree
4 23 (12.71%) Security Cleared
5 18 (9.94%) SC Cleared
6 14 (7.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (6.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (4.42%) CISA
8 8 (4.42%) CISSP
9 6 (3.31%) IIBA
9 6 (3.31%) CBAP
10 5 (2.76%) CSQA
11 2 (1.10%) PMP
11 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (25.41%) QA
2 5 (2.76%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.76%) TickIT
3 1 (0.55%) COBIT
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (14.36%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.08%) Puppet
2 11 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (11.05%) HP
2 11 (6.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.42%) SAP
3 8 (4.42%) Informatica
4 6 (3.31%) Teradata
5 5 (2.76%) VMware
6 4 (2.21%) Reuters
6 4 (2.21%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.21%) Oracle
7 3 (1.66%) MKS
8 2 (1.10%) Telerik
9 1 (0.55%) Twitter
9 1 (0.55%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.55%) FatWire
9 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.55%) Sybase
9 1 (0.55%) Charles River
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