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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 84 125 126
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 79 52 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.52% 1.32% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.63% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 54 21 18
Average salary £43,913 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.10% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
2681 3200 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.49% 81.18% 78.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 2099 1394
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +27 35 £45,000 +63.63% 4
Glasgow +18 28 £43,913 -2.41% 2
Fife +8 6 £42,926 +2.20% 1
Stirling -5 4 - -
Dundee +6 3 - - 1
Aberdeen - 2 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 60 (45.80%) Finance
1 60 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.11%) Banking
3 45 (34.35%) QA
4 37 (28.24%) SQL
5 34 (25.95%) Degree
6 32 (24.43%) Regression Testing
6 32 (24.43%) Scrum
7 29 (22.14%) Java
8 28 (21.37%) Python
9 27 (20.61%) JavaScript
9 27 (20.61%) TDD
10 26 (19.85%) Black-Box Testing
11 24 (18.32%) Web Services
12 23 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
13 21 (16.03%) Test Strategy
13 21 (16.03%) ISTQB
14 19 (14.50%) Selenium
15 18 (13.74%) ISEB
16 17 (12.98%) Project Management
16 17 (12.98%) Requirements Analysis
16 17 (12.98%) Telecoms
16 17 (12.98%) SC Cleared
16 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
17 16 (12.21%) Automated Testing
18 14 (10.69%) Business Analysis
18 14 (10.69%) Retail
19 13 (9.92%) Risk Management
19 13 (9.92%) Manufacturing
19 13 (9.92%) ERP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (0.76%) JBoss
1 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.82%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.76%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.34%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.29%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (14.50%) Selenium
2 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.63%) Ant
4 7 (5.34%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.05%) LoadRunner
5 4 (3.05%) JMeter
5 4 (3.05%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (2.29%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.53%) JUnit
7 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.53%) WinRunner
7 2 (1.53%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (1.53%) Appium
8 1 (0.76%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.76%) JIRA
8 1 (0.76%) Hudson
8 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.76%) Robotium
8 1 (0.76%) MSTest
General
1 60 (45.80%) Finance
2 46 (35.11%) Banking
3 17 (12.98%) Telecoms
4 14 (10.69%) Retail
5 13 (9.92%) Manufacturing
6 9 (6.87%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.05%) Games
8 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 54 (41.22%) Analyst
2 30 (22.90%) QA Engineer
3 29 (22.14%) Test Analyst
4 14 (10.69%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (9.92%) Systems Analyst
6 11 (8.40%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 11 (8.40%) Test Leader
7 10 (7.63%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Test Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.58%) Junior
10 6 (4.58%) Consultant
11 5 (3.82%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 4 (3.05%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Test Consultant
12 4 (3.05%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.29%) Senior Test Analyst
13 3 (2.29%) Test Automation Engineer
13 3 (2.29%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.32%) Web Services
2 7 (5.34%) .NET
3 5 (3.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.82%) HTML
3 5 (3.82%) CSS
3 5 (3.82%) Ajax
4 4 (3.05%) XML
5 3 (2.29%) jQuery
5 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.29%) HTML5
5 3 (2.29%) CSS3
6 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.76%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.76%) JSON
7 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.76%) XSLT
7 1 (0.76%) Middleware
7 1 (0.76%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Data Integration
2 7 (5.34%) Equities
2 7 (5.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.82%) N-Tier
3 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.05%) Xbox
4 4 (3.05%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.05%) Derivative
4 4 (3.05%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.29%) Open Source
5 3 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.29%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.53%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.05%) Linux
3 3 (2.29%) Android
4 2 (1.53%) Windows
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (24.43%) Scrum
2 32 (24.43%) Regression Testing
3 27 (20.61%) TDD
4 26 (19.85%) Black-Box Testing
5 21 (16.03%) Test Strategy
6 17 (12.98%) Requirements Analysis
6 17 (12.98%) Project Management
7 16 (12.21%) Automated Testing
8 14 (10.69%) Business Analysis
9 13 (9.92%) Risk Management
9 13 (9.92%) ERP
9 13 (9.92%) Manual Testing
10 12 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (9.16%) Test Management
11 11 (8.40%) ITIL
11 11 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (7.63%) Information Security
12 10 (7.63%) Migration
12 10 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.24%) SQL
2 29 (22.14%) Java
3 28 (21.37%) Python
4 27 (20.61%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.11%) C#
6 5 (3.82%) Perl
7 3 (2.29%) XPath
7 3 (2.29%) C
8 2 (1.53%) Groovy
8 2 (1.53%) Ruby
8 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (25.95%) Degree
2 21 (16.03%) ISTQB
3 18 (13.74%) ISEB
4 17 (12.98%) SC Cleared
4 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.63%) CISSP
5 10 (7.63%) CISA
6 9 (6.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (34.35%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.82%) TickIT
3 1 (0.76%) COBIT
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (7.63%) Puppet
1 10 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 9 (6.87%) HP
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.11%) Informatica
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle
3 6 (4.58%) Teradata
4 4 (3.05%) Reuters
4 4 (3.05%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.29%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.29%) SAP
5 3 (2.29%) Telerik
6 2 (1.53%) Citrix
6 2 (1.53%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (1.53%) Siebel
7 1 (0.76%) IBM
7 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.76%) Charles River
7 1 (0.76%) Green Hat
7 1 (0.76%) Twitter
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