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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 107 130 109
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 50 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.62% 1.06% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.30% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 27
Average salary £42,926 £41,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.06% +39.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
2615 2689 2351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.85% 81.41% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1731 1570
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 28 January 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 January 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
Edinburgh +10 23 £45,000 +17.64% 5
Glasgow +22 19 £36,000 -10.00% 5
Fife +11 7 £42,926 +7.31% 1
Dundee +5 1 - - 2
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 53 (50.96%) Finance
2 50 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (36.54%) QA
4 31 (29.81%) Degree
4 31 (29.81%) Regression Testing
5 29 (27.88%) SQL
6 28 (26.92%) Java
7 27 (25.96%) Scrum
8 23 (22.12%) Python
9 21 (20.19%) Web Services
9 21 (20.19%) TDD
9 21 (20.19%) ISTQB
10 20 (19.23%) Black-Box Testing
10 20 (19.23%) Banking
11 19 (18.27%) Test Strategy
12 18 (17.31%) Selenium
13 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
14 16 (15.38%) HP
15 15 (14.42%) ISEB
15 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (13.46%) Automated Testing
17 12 (11.54%) Windows
17 12 (11.54%) Test Management
17 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
17 12 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
18 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
19 10 (9.62%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.96%) JBoss
2 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Selenium
2 8 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.85%) JIRA
3 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.88%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (2.88%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.88%) Ant
4 3 (2.88%) JUnit
4 3 (2.88%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.92%) Appium
5 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.92%) JMeter
5 2 (1.92%) Subversion
5 2 (1.92%) Maven
5 2 (1.92%) TestNG
5 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.92%) JBehave
6 1 (0.96%) Hudson
6 1 (0.96%) WinRunner
General
1 53 (50.96%) Finance
2 20 (19.23%) Banking
3 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.85%) Local Government
6 3 (2.88%) Games
6 3 (2.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.92%) Front Office
8 1 (0.96%) Law
8 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (36.54%) Analyst
2 29 (27.88%) Test Analyst
3 27 (25.96%) QA Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) Consultant
4 12 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Tester
5 8 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
6 7 (6.73%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Systems Tester
9 4 (3.85%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.88%) QA Analyst
10 3 (2.88%) Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.19%) Web Services
2 8 (7.69%) XML
2 8 (7.69%) .NET
3 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.85%) FIXML
3 4 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (2.88%) Ajax
4 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.88%) HTML
4 3 (2.88%) CSS
4 3 (2.88%) SOAP
5 2 (1.92%) XSLT
5 2 (1.92%) JMS
5 2 (1.92%) jQuery
5 2 (1.92%) HTML5
5 2 (1.92%) CSS3
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.96%) Middleware
6 1 (0.96%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 3 (2.88%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (2.88%) Xbox
2 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.92%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.96%) Open Source
4 1 (0.96%) Social Media
4 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Windows
2 8 (7.69%) Windows 2000
2 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.85%) Android
3 4 (3.85%) Linux
4 3 (2.88%) UNIX
5 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.81%) Regression Testing
3 27 (25.96%) Scrum
4 21 (20.19%) TDD
5 20 (19.23%) Black-Box Testing
6 19 (18.27%) Test Strategy
7 14 (13.46%) Automated Testing
8 12 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (11.54%) Test Management
9 10 (9.62%) V-Model
9 10 (9.62%) Software Testing
10 9 (8.65%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.65%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (8.65%) Manual Testing
11 8 (7.69%) Change Control
11 8 (7.69%) Test Planning
11 8 (7.69%) Migration
12 7 (6.73%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (6.73%) ERP
12 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.88%) SQL
2 28 (26.92%) Java
3 23 (22.12%) Python
4 17 (16.35%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.69%) C#
6 6 (5.77%) Perl
7 5 (4.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.81%) Ruby
8 2 (1.92%) XPath
8 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (0.96%) VBScript
9 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (29.81%) Degree
2 21 (20.19%) ISTQB
3 15 (14.42%) ISEB
4 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 12 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) HND
7 2 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (36.54%) QA
2 8 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.77%) Puppet
3 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.92%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) HP
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (2.88%) SAP
5 2 (1.92%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.92%) IBM
5 2 (1.92%) Green Hat
5 2 (1.92%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.92%) Telerik
5 2 (1.92%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.96%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.96%) Siebel
6 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.96%) Citrix
6 1 (0.96%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
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Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39401.00 - £46450.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Dundee
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago