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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 92 118 123
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 68 48 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.24% 1.41% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.71% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 51 27 18
Average salary £42,926 £38,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.49% +26.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2539 2801 2278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.80% 82.09% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1834 1396
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 28 £45,000 +47.54% 5
Glasgow +20 23 £45,000 - 6
Fife +13 10 £42,926 +3.43%
Dundee +2 3 - - 1
Stirling -10 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £32,500 - 1
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 57 (45.97%) Finance
2 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (35.48%) QA
4 36 (29.03%) Degree
4 36 (29.03%) Banking
5 34 (27.42%) Java
6 33 (26.61%) Scrum
6 33 (26.61%) Regression Testing
7 31 (25.00%) SQL
8 29 (23.39%) Python
9 26 (20.97%) Black-Box Testing
10 25 (20.16%) Selenium
10 25 (20.16%) TDD
11 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 24 (19.35%) ISTQB
12 22 (17.74%) Web Services
13 20 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (13.71%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (13.71%) HP
14 17 (13.71%) ISEB
15 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
15 16 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (12.90%) Test Strategy
16 14 (11.29%) Telecoms
16 14 (11.29%) Automated Testing
16 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
17 13 (10.48%) Test Management
17 13 (10.48%) Requirements Analysis
18 12 (9.68%) Oracle
18 12 (9.68%) Software Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.81%) JBoss
2 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Office
2 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.42%) Big Data
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) Selenium
2 12 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.87%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (6.45%) Ant
5 5 (4.03%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.03%) SilkPerformer
5 5 (4.03%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.23%) JUnit
6 4 (3.23%) JMeter
6 4 (3.23%) JIRA
7 3 (2.42%) TestNG
8 2 (1.61%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.61%) Maven
8 2 (1.61%) Subversion
8 2 (1.61%) JBehave
8 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.61%) Appium
8 2 (1.61%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (0.81%) Selenium IDE
General
1 57 (45.97%) Finance
2 36 (29.03%) Banking
3 14 (11.29%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.87%) Manufacturing
5 8 (6.45%) Retail
6 7 (5.65%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.23%) Local Government
7 4 (3.23%) Games
8 2 (1.61%) Front Office
9 1 (0.81%) Law
9 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (37.90%) Analyst
2 32 (25.81%) QA Engineer
3 27 (21.77%) Test Analyst
4 15 (12.10%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (10.48%) Test Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) Consultant
7 11 (8.87%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (8.87%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Tester
8 8 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) Test Leader
10 6 (4.84%) Wintel Consultant
11 5 (4.03%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (4.03%) Systems Tester
11 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) Test Manager
12 4 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.74%) Web Services
2 8 (6.45%) .NET
3 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.03%) XML
5 4 (3.23%) FIXML
5 4 (3.23%) CSS
5 4 (3.23%) HTML
5 4 (3.23%) Ajax
5 4 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.61%) JMS
6 2 (1.61%) Middleware
6 2 (1.61%) HTML5
6 2 (1.61%) jQuery
6 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.61%) CSS3
7 1 (0.81%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.81%) JSON
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
1 5 (4.03%) Equities
1 5 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.23%) Xbox
2 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.42%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.42%) Open Source
4 2 (1.61%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.61%) GIS
4 2 (1.61%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.61%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.61%) Derivative
4 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.61%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) Linux
2 6 (4.84%) Windows 2000
2 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.23%) Android
3 4 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.61%) UNIX
4 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (26.61%) Scrum
2 33 (26.61%) Regression Testing
3 26 (20.97%) Black-Box Testing
4 25 (20.16%) TDD
5 16 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (12.90%) Test Strategy
6 14 (11.29%) Automated Testing
7 13 (10.48%) Test Management
7 13 (10.48%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (9.68%) Software Testing
8 12 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.68%) Web Testing
9 11 (8.87%) Test Automation
9 11 (8.87%) ERP
10 10 (8.06%) Project Management
10 10 (8.06%) Manual Testing
11 9 (7.26%) V-Model
12 8 (6.45%) Migration
12 8 (6.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.42%) Java
2 31 (25.00%) SQL
3 29 (23.39%) Python
4 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.45%) C#
6 6 (4.84%) Perl
7 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.23%) Ruby
8 3 (2.42%) C++
9 2 (1.61%) C
9 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.61%) Groovy
9 2 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (29.03%) Degree
2 24 (19.35%) ISTQB
3 17 (13.71%) ISEB
4 16 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 14 (11.29%) SC Cleared
6 10 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.23%) CISSP
7 4 (3.23%) CISA
8 2 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.81%) VCP4
9 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (35.48%) QA
2 6 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (13.71%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (8.06%) Puppet
3 8 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.61%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) HP
2 12 (9.68%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.42%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.42%) SAP
5 2 (1.61%) Citrix
5 2 (1.61%) IBM
5 2 (1.61%) Reuters
5 2 (1.61%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.61%) Siebel
5 2 (1.61%) Telerik
5 2 (1.61%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (1.61%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.81%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter
6 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.81%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harris Global
Salary: £20000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £54500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 24 days ago