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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 107 131 132
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 56 29 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.65% 0.92% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.14% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 15
Average salary £34,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,223 £22,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
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
2832 2540 2439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.52% 80.15% 76.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1793 1607 1636
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +9 32 £34,000 -12.82% 3
Glasgow +6 20 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 £26,223 -
Dundee +10 1 - - 1
Fife 0 1 £40,000 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (40.23%) Finance
2 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (35.63%) QA
4 26 (29.89%) SQL
5 21 (24.14%) ISEB
5 21 (24.14%) Selenium
6 19 (21.84%) Automated Testing
7 18 (20.69%) ISTQB
7 18 (20.69%) Degree
7 18 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (19.54%) HP
9 16 (18.39%) Software Testing
9 16 (18.39%) Regression Testing
10 15 (17.24%) Windows
10 15 (17.24%) Test Strategy
11 14 (16.09%) Java
12 12 (13.79%) Oracle
12 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (12.64%) Web Services
13 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
13 11 (12.64%) Scrum
14 10 (11.49%) Manual Testing
14 10 (11.49%) Capacity Planning
14 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
15 9 (10.34%) Puppet
15 9 (10.34%) Change Control
15 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (10.34%) V-Model
15 9 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (2.30%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.30%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MFGPRO
1 2 (2.30%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) Wireless
2 1 (1.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Selenium
2 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (6.90%) JIRA
5 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.60%) Ant
7 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.45%) Maven
7 3 (3.45%) JUnit
8 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.30%) Subversion
8 2 (2.30%) TestNG
8 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.30%) JBehave
8 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.15%) GCC
9 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.15%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.15%) SilkPerformer
General
1 35 (40.23%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Retail
3 6 (6.90%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Local Government
5 3 (3.45%) Games
6 2 (2.30%) Law
6 2 (2.30%) Front Office
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Analyst
2 26 (29.89%) Test Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) QA Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Consultant
4 10 (11.49%) Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Wintel Consultant
5 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Validation Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) Web Services
2 9 (10.34%) XML
3 7 (8.05%) .NET
4 6 (6.90%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (4.60%) FIXML
6 2 (2.30%) JMS
6 2 (2.30%) SOAP
6 2 (2.30%) XSLT
6 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.15%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) Dojo
7 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.15%) Java EE
7 1 (1.15%) CSS
7 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (10.34%) Windows 2000
3 7 (8.05%) UNIX
3 7 (8.05%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.84%) Automated Testing
3 16 (18.39%) Software Testing
3 16 (18.39%) Regression Testing
4 15 (17.24%) Test Strategy
5 12 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (12.64%) Scrum
7 10 (11.49%) Manual Testing
7 10 (11.49%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (10.34%) Change Control
8 9 (10.34%) V-Model
8 9 (10.34%) Migration
9 8 (9.20%) Web Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Test Management
9 8 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.05%) Test Planning
10 7 (8.05%) Validation
11 6 (6.90%) Automation Testing
11 6 (6.90%) Black-Box Testing
12 5 (5.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.89%) SQL
2 14 (16.09%) Java
3 7 (8.05%) C#
4 5 (5.75%) Perl
4 5 (5.75%) Python
5 3 (3.45%) Ruby
5 3 (3.45%) PHP
5 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.30%) C++
6 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.15%) VBScript
7 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) ISEB
2 18 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 18 (20.69%) Degree
3 7 (8.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (35.63%) QA
2 9 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (5.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.15%) JTAG
4 1 (1.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (10.34%) Puppet
3 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) HP
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle
3 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.30%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.30%) Fidessa
4 2 (2.30%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.15%) Altera
5 1 (1.15%) Actel
5 1 (1.15%) Vermilion
5 1 (1.15%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.15%) Cadence
5 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
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