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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 115 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 56 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 1.07% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.31% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 10
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
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
2978 2527 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.08% 81.70% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1651 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 28 £32,000 -17.94% 6
Glasgow +7 23 £37,000 -12.94% 2
Fife - 4 £35,500 - 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £26,223 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (40.74%) Finance
2 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.10%) QA
4 24 (29.63%) SQL
5 18 (22.22%) ISEB
6 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
6 17 (20.99%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (19.75%) Degree
7 16 (19.75%) Selenium
8 15 (18.52%) ISTQB
8 15 (18.52%) Regression Testing
9 14 (17.28%) Software Testing
10 13 (16.05%) Test Strategy
10 13 (16.05%) HP
11 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 12 (14.81%) Java
11 12 (14.81%) Web Services
12 11 (13.58%) Oracle
13 10 (12.35%) Windows
13 10 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (12.35%) V-Model
14 9 (11.11%) Manual Testing
14 9 (11.11%) XML
14 9 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (11.11%) Retail
14 9 (11.11%) Scrum
15 8 (9.88%) Banking
15 8 (9.88%) Validation
15 8 (9.88%) Test Management
15 8 (9.88%) Jenkins

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.47%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.47%) MFGPRO
4 2 (2.47%) Markit EDM
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Wireless
2 1 (1.23%) DECT
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) Selenium
2 9 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.41%) JIRA
5 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.70%) Maven
6 3 (3.70%) Ant
6 3 (3.70%) JUnit
6 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.47%) JBehave
7 2 (2.47%) Subversion
7 2 (2.47%) TestNG
7 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.23%) GCC
8 1 (1.23%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.23%) SilkPerformer
General
1 33 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Retail
3 8 (9.88%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Local Government
4 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.70%) Games
5 3 (3.70%) Front Office
6 2 (2.47%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Analyst
2 28 (34.57%) Test Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) QA Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Validation Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Wintel Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) QA Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) Web Services
2 9 (11.11%) XML
3 6 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (6.17%) .NET
5 4 (4.94%) FIXML
6 3 (3.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.47%) HTML
7 2 (2.47%) XSLT
7 2 (2.47%) JMS
8 1 (1.23%) Middleware
8 1 (1.23%) CSS
8 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.23%) Java EE
8 1 (1.23%) Dojo
8 1 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.23%) Equities
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) iSeries
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Linux
2 7 (8.64%) UNIX
3 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) Windows 2000
4 3 (3.70%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.70%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.23%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
3 15 (18.52%) Regression Testing
4 14 (17.28%) Software Testing
5 13 (16.05%) Test Strategy
6 10 (12.35%) V-Model
6 10 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (11.11%) Scrum
7 9 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 8 (9.88%) Test Management
8 8 (9.88%) Validation
9 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.41%) System Testing
10 6 (7.41%) Automation Testing
10 6 (7.41%) Test Planning
10 6 (7.41%) Project Management
11 5 (6.17%) ITIL
11 5 (6.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) SQL
2 12 (14.81%) Java
3 5 (6.17%) Perl
3 5 (6.17%) C#
4 3 (3.70%) Ruby
4 3 (3.70%) PHP
4 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) ISEB
2 16 (19.75%) Degree
3 15 (18.52%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (32.10%) QA
2 5 (6.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (6.17%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.94%) SLA
4 1 (1.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.23%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.23%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.64%) Puppet
3 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) HP
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.58%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Fidessa
4 2 (2.47%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.47%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.23%) Altera
5 1 (1.23%) Actel
5 1 (1.23%) Green Hat
5 1 (1.23%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.23%) Charles River
5 1 (1.23%) Cadence
5 1 (1.23%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
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