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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 135 142
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 96 35 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.04% 0.96% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 1.15% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 74 20 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
2800 3048 2655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.64% 83.71% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1774 2011 1724
Average salary £42,926 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +31 48 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Glasgow +44 41 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Fife +5 6 £42,926 +38.46%
Dundee - 5 £30,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Stirling - 2 - -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 69 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (37.14%) Finance
3 60 (34.29%) ISTQB
4 50 (28.57%) Banking
5 43 (24.57%) QA
6 38 (21.71%) SQL
7 35 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 33 (18.86%) Degree
9 30 (17.14%) Automated Testing
9 30 (17.14%) ISEB
10 29 (16.57%) Test Strategy
11 27 (15.43%) Test Management
12 26 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
13 25 (14.29%) Performance Testing
14 23 (13.14%) Python
15 22 (12.57%) Software Testing
16 21 (12.00%) Business Analysis
16 21 (12.00%) SC Cleared
16 21 (12.00%) Security Cleared
16 21 (12.00%) HP
17 20 (11.43%) V-Model
18 19 (10.86%) Selenium
18 19 (10.86%) Test Planning
18 19 (10.86%) Project Management
18 19 (10.86%) TDD
18 19 (10.86%) SDLC
19 18 (10.29%) HP UFT
19 18 (10.29%) Test Automation
19 18 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
19 18 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) Documentum
2 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.29%) MS Office
4 3 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) FTP
2 2 (1.14%) Intranet
3 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 10 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.71%) MS Access
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (10.86%) Selenium
2 18 (10.29%) HP UFT
3 12 (6.86%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.29%) LoadRunner
4 11 (6.29%) Ant
5 9 (5.14%) JMeter
6 5 (2.86%) Ranorex
7 4 (2.29%) JIRA
8 3 (1.71%) SilkPerformer
8 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.57%) MSTest
10 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.57%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (0.57%) TestLink
10 1 (0.57%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.57%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.57%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.57%) Hudson
10 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 65 (37.14%) Finance
2 50 (28.57%) Banking
3 14 (8.00%) Retail
4 13 (7.43%) Manufacturing
4 13 (7.43%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.71%) International Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Marketing
7 2 (1.14%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Games
8 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (59.43%) Analyst
2 70 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 22 (12.57%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (10.29%) Senior Test Analyst
5 17 (9.71%) Business Analyst
6 16 (9.14%) QA Engineer
7 14 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
7 14 (8.00%) Performance Test Analyst
8 12 (6.86%) Tester
9 11 (6.29%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (5.71%) Test Engineer
10 10 (5.71%) Test Leader
11 9 (5.14%) Automation Tester
12 7 (4.00%) Junior
13 6 (3.43%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.43%) Test Manager
14 5 (2.86%) Consultant
14 5 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
14 5 (2.86%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 4 (2.29%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.29%) Web Services
2 6 (3.43%) .NET
3 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.71%) CSS
4 3 (1.71%) Ajax
4 3 (1.71%) XML
4 3 (1.71%) HTML
5 2 (1.14%) jQuery
5 2 (1.14%) Qt
5 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.14%) HTML5
5 2 (1.14%) CSS3
6 1 (0.57%) JSON
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.57%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.57%) XSLT
6 1 (0.57%) Middleware
6 1 (0.57%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.14%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.57%) N-Tier
3 8 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (4.57%) Equities
3 8 (4.57%) Data Integration
4 7 (4.00%) Derivative
5 6 (3.43%) Reference Data
5 6 (3.43%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.14%) User Experience
7 2 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.57%) Xbox
8 1 (0.57%) Statistics
8 1 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.00%) Linux
2 6 (3.43%) Windows
3 3 (1.71%) UNIX
3 3 (1.71%) OpenWrt
3 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (39.43%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 30 (17.14%) Automated Testing
4 29 (16.57%) Test Strategy
5 27 (15.43%) Test Management
6 25 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 22 (12.57%) Software Testing
8 21 (12.00%) Business Analysis
9 20 (11.43%) V-Model
10 19 (10.86%) TDD
10 19 (10.86%) Project Management
10 19 (10.86%) Test Planning
10 19 (10.86%) SDLC
11 18 (10.29%) Test Automation
11 18 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 18 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (8.57%) Waterfall
12 15 (8.57%) Asset Management
12 15 (8.57%) Scrum
12 15 (8.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (21.71%) SQL
2 23 (13.14%) Python
3 15 (8.57%) C#
4 14 (8.00%) Java
5 12 (6.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.14%) Perl
7 8 (4.57%) Ruby
8 3 (1.71%) C
8 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.14%) XPath
9 2 (1.14%) Groovy
10 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 60 (34.29%) ISTQB
2 33 (18.86%) Degree
3 30 (17.14%) ISEB
4 21 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 21 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (6.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (5.71%) CISSP
6 10 (5.71%) CISA
7 9 (5.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (2.86%) CSQA
9 2 (1.14%) IIBA
9 2 (1.14%) CBAP
10 1 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (24.57%) QA
2 5 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.86%) TickIT
3 1 (0.57%) COBIT
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.29%) Puppet
2 11 (6.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (12.00%) HP
2 12 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.57%) SAP
3 8 (4.57%) Informatica
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle
5 6 (3.43%) Reuters
5 6 (3.43%) Bloomberg
5 6 (3.43%) Teradata
6 5 (2.86%) VMware
7 2 (1.14%) Telerik
7 2 (1.14%) Twitter
7 2 (1.14%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (1.14%) MKS
8 1 (0.57%) FatWire
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix
8 1 (0.57%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.57%) Charles River
8 1 (0.57%) Sybase
8 1 (0.57%) Siebel
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