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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 85 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 74 34 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.44% 0.87% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.05% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 50 16 17
Average salary £42,926 £35,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.07% -15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
2648 3242 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.19% 82.66% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 2156 1519
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 May 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 +47 33 £50,000 +81.81% 5
Glasgow +19 27 £34,500 -23.33% 5
Fife +9 7 £42,926 +1.00% 1
Dundee +1 2 - -
Stirling -2 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 61 (43.26%) Finance
2 59 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (34.04%) Banking
4 43 (30.50%) QA
5 39 (27.66%) SQL
6 31 (21.99%) Degree
7 28 (19.86%) ISTQB
7 28 (19.86%) Scrum
8 27 (19.15%) SDLC
9 26 (18.44%) Regression Testing
10 24 (17.02%) Java
10 24 (17.02%) Python
11 23 (16.31%) JavaScript
11 23 (16.31%) TDD
11 23 (16.31%) Automated Testing
12 22 (15.60%) Test Strategy
13 21 (14.89%) Black-Box Testing
13 21 (14.89%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (14.89%) SC Cleared
13 21 (14.89%) Security Cleared
14 20 (14.18%) Web Services
15 19 (13.48%) ISEB
15 19 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (13.48%) Selenium
16 17 (12.06%) Project Management
17 16 (11.35%) ERP
17 16 (11.35%) Manufacturing
17 16 (11.35%) HP Quality Center
17 16 (11.35%) Test Management
18 15 (10.64%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (0.71%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.71%) Documentum
1 1 (0.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.42%) Big Data
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (13.48%) Selenium
2 11 (7.80%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.80%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (7.09%) LoadRunner
4 9 (6.38%) Ant
5 4 (2.84%) JMeter
5 4 (2.84%) JIRA
6 3 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.13%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.42%) JUnit
7 2 (1.42%) Appium
8 1 (0.71%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.71%) Robotium
8 1 (0.71%) Hudson
8 1 (0.71%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.71%) TestNG
8 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (43.26%) Finance
2 48 (34.04%) Banking
3 16 (11.35%) Manufacturing
4 15 (10.64%) Retail
5 14 (9.93%) Telecoms
6 9 (6.38%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.84%) Games
8 1 (0.71%) International Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 68 (48.23%) Analyst
2 39 (27.66%) Test Analyst
3 25 (17.73%) QA Engineer
4 16 (11.35%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) Business Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Test Leader
8 8 (5.67%) Performance Analyst
8 8 (5.67%) Performance Test Analyst
9 7 (4.96%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.96%) Junior
10 5 (3.55%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 4 (2.84%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.84%) Tester
11 4 (2.84%) Consultant
11 4 (2.84%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.84%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.18%) Web Services
2 6 (4.26%) .NET
3 5 (3.55%) HTML
3 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.55%) CSS
4 4 (2.84%) XML
4 4 (2.84%) Ajax
5 3 (2.13%) CSS3
5 3 (2.13%) HTML5
5 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.13%) jQuery
6 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.71%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.71%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.71%) JSON
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.71%) EJB
7 1 (0.71%) XSLT
7 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Data Integration
2 7 (4.96%) Equities
2 7 (4.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (4.96%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.84%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.84%) Derivative
4 4 (2.84%) Reference Data
4 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.84%) Xbox
5 3 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Statistics
7 1 (0.71%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.84%) Linux
3 3 (2.13%) Android
4 2 (1.42%) Windows
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.86%) Scrum
3 27 (19.15%) SDLC
4 26 (18.44%) Regression Testing
5 23 (16.31%) TDD
5 23 (16.31%) Automated Testing
6 22 (15.60%) Test Strategy
7 21 (14.89%) Black-Box Testing
7 21 (14.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (12.06%) Project Management
9 16 (11.35%) ERP
9 16 (11.35%) Test Management
10 15 (10.64%) Manual Testing
11 14 (9.93%) Business Analysis
11 14 (9.93%) Software Testing
12 13 (9.22%) Risk Management
13 12 (8.51%) Performance Testing
14 11 (7.80%) Test Automation
14 11 (7.80%) Test Planning
14 11 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.66%) SQL
2 24 (17.02%) Java
2 24 (17.02%) Python
3 23 (16.31%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.67%) C#
5 4 (2.84%) Perl
6 3 (2.13%) XPath
6 3 (2.13%) C
7 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.42%) Ruby
7 2 (1.42%) Groovy
8 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (21.99%) Degree
2 28 (19.86%) ISTQB
3 21 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 21 (14.89%) Security Cleared
4 19 (13.48%) ISEB
5 10 (7.09%) CISSP
5 10 (7.09%) CISA
6 8 (5.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (3.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (3.55%) CSQA
8 2 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.71%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (30.50%) QA
2 5 (3.55%) TickIT
2 5 (3.55%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) COBIT
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (11.35%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (8.51%) HP
2 11 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.67%) Informatica
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle
4 6 (4.26%) Teradata
5 4 (2.84%) Reuters
5 4 (2.84%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.84%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.13%) Telerik
7 2 (1.42%) SAP
7 2 (1.42%) Twitter
7 2 (1.42%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.71%) FatWire
8 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.71%) Siebel
8 1 (0.71%) Charles River
8 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.71%) Citrix
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £28815 - £39550 per annum
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Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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