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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 118 86 141
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +55
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 43 71 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.51% 2.33% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.60% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 48 16
Median salary £40,000 £42,926 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +20.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £27,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £55,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +4.28%
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
2560 2729 3266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.05% 89.50% 84.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1707 2180
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -20 21 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Edinburgh -10 19 £41,000 -18.00% 2
Stirling +3 2 - -
Midlothian - 1 £20,000 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 41 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.48%) Finance
3 31 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 25 (26.88%) Manual Testing
5 20 (21.51%) Regression Testing
6 19 (20.43%) Banking
6 19 (20.43%) Business Analysis
6 19 (20.43%) Software Testing
6 19 (20.43%) ISEB
7 18 (19.35%) User Experience
8 16 (17.20%) Project Management
8 16 (17.20%) Test Strategy
9 15 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (15.05%) Selenium
10 14 (15.05%) Release Management
10 14 (15.05%) ISTQB
11 13 (13.98%) Degree
11 13 (13.98%) Spanish Language
11 13 (13.98%) Data Flow Diagram
12 12 (12.90%) SQL
12 12 (12.90%) Test Management
13 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
13 10 (10.75%) SAP
13 10 (10.75%) BDD
13 10 (10.75%) Defect Management
13 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (9.68%) Functional Testing
14 9 (9.68%) System Testing
14 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (9.68%) Telecoms

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.15%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.08%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.08%) DB2
2 1 (1.08%) SAP BI
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Selenium
2 7 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.45%) JIRA
3 6 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.38%) Jasmine
4 5 (5.38%) JBehave
4 5 (5.38%) JUnit
4 5 (5.38%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (5.38%) Maven
4 5 (5.38%) Subversion
4 5 (5.38%) TestNG
5 1 (1.08%) Ant
5 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.08%) TestLink
General
1 33 (35.48%) Finance
2 19 (20.43%) Banking
3 13 (13.98%) Spanish Language
4 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
5 8 (8.60%) Electronics
5 8 (8.60%) Manufacturing
5 8 (8.60%) Marketing
6 6 (6.45%) Billing
7 5 (5.38%) Investment Banking
8 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.08%) Advertising
9 1 (1.08%) Legal
9 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (41.94%) Analyst
2 24 (25.81%) Test Analyst
3 20 (21.51%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (18.28%) Senior Test Analyst
5 13 (13.98%) Business Analyst
5 13 (13.98%) Test Engineer
6 11 (11.83%) Test Manager
7 10 (10.75%) Test Leader
8 8 (8.60%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (7.53%) Tester
10 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
10 6 (6.45%) Software Tester
11 5 (5.38%) Release Manager
12 3 (3.23%) IT Trainer
12 3 (3.23%) Senior Statistician
12 3 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
12 3 (3.23%) Statistician
12 3 (3.23%) Trainer
13 2 (2.15%) Pricing Analyst
13 2 (2.15%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 5 (5.38%) REST
2 5 (5.38%) RESTful
2 5 (5.38%) SOAP
3 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.08%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.08%) COM
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) User Experience
2 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.45%) Smart Meter
5 4 (4.30%) Derivative
5 4 (4.30%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.30%) Pricing Data
5 4 (4.30%) Reference Data
6 3 (3.23%) Biotechnology
6 3 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.23%) Life Science
6 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.23%) Statistics
7 2 (2.15%) Equities
7 2 (2.15%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.15%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.08%) Clustering
8 1 (1.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
2 6 (6.45%) Unix
3 2 (2.15%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) AIX
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 25 (26.88%) Manual Testing
4 20 (21.51%) Regression Testing
5 19 (20.43%) Business Analysis
5 19 (20.43%) Software Testing
6 16 (17.20%) Project Management
6 16 (17.20%) Test Strategy
7 15 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (15.05%) Release Management
9 13 (13.98%) Data Flow Diagram
10 12 (12.90%) Test Management
11 10 (10.75%) BDD
11 10 (10.75%) Defect Management
12 9 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (9.68%) Functional Testing
12 9 (9.68%) System Testing
13 8 (8.60%) Migration
13 8 (8.60%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) SQL
2 7 (7.53%) Java
3 6 (6.45%) Python
4 5 (5.38%) Perl
4 5 (5.38%) Ruby
5 4 (4.30%) C#
6 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.15%) VBA
7 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (20.43%) ISEB
2 14 (15.05%) ISTQB
3 13 (13.98%) Degree
4 7 (7.53%) CBAP
4 7 (7.53%) IIBA
4 7 (7.53%) PMI Certification
5 6 (6.45%) PMP
6 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.08%) MCITP
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
1 10 (10.75%) SAP
2 5 (5.38%) HP
3 4 (4.30%) Bloomberg
3 4 (4.30%) Reuters
4 3 (3.23%) Charles River
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.08%) IFS
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.08%) Sybase
5 1 (1.08%) Veritas
5 1 (1.08%) VMware
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