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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 133 131 140
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 38 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 0.76% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.94% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 15
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £22,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £36,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
2971 2541 2409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 80.54% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1934 1654 1635
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -2 21 £30,000 - 3
Glasgow -8 13 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Fife - 4 £35,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 22 (27.50%) QA
3 19 (23.75%) Oracle
4 18 (22.50%) Degree
5 17 (21.25%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (21.25%) SQL
5 17 (21.25%) Automated Testing
6 14 (17.50%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (17.50%) Selenium
7 13 (16.25%) System Testing
7 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
8 12 (15.00%) ISEB
8 12 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 12 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database
9 11 (13.75%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
9 11 (13.75%) SLA
9 11 (13.75%) Web Services
10 10 (12.50%) Java
10 10 (12.50%) HP
10 10 (12.50%) Test Management
11 9 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
11 9 (11.25%) ERP
11 9 (11.25%) Validation
11 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (10.00%) UNIX

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.25%) MTS
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) MS Office
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.50%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Wireless
2 1 (1.25%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.25%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Selenium
2 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (6.25%) JIRA
4 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.75%) Ant
6 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.25%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.25%) GCC
7 1 (1.25%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.25%) Maven
7 1 (1.25%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Local Government
3 7 (8.75%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.75%) Games
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Analyst
2 21 (26.25%) Test Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) QA Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Functional Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Validation Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Tester
7 4 (5.00%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Wintel Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) XML
2 4 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (3.75%) .NET
4 2 (2.50%) HTML
4 2 (2.50%) SOAP
4 2 (2.50%) Middleware
5 1 (1.25%) Java EE
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) Dojo
5 1 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.25%) Equities
4 1 (1.25%) Informatics
4 1 (1.25%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) UNIX
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000
3 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Vista
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Automated Testing
2 13 (16.25%) System Testing
3 12 (15.00%) Test Strategy
3 12 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Test Management
6 9 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (11.25%) ERP
6 9 (11.25%) Validation
6 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.00%) V-Model
8 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.75%) Automation Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Load Testing
9 6 (7.50%) ITIL
9 6 (7.50%) Change Management
9 6 (7.50%) Project Management
9 6 (7.50%) Scrum
9 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) Java
3 4 (5.00%) Perl
4 3 (3.75%) PHP
4 3 (3.75%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) Ruby
5 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.50%) VBScript
5 2 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.25%) VB
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Degree
2 12 (15.00%) ISEB
3 8 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.50%) QA
2 11 (13.75%) SLA
3 5 (6.25%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.25%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.25%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.50%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Oracle
2 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (3.75%) IBM
5 2 (2.50%) Green Hat
5 2 (2.50%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.25%) Charles River
6 1 (1.25%) Cadence
6 1 (1.25%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.25%) Altera
6 1 (1.25%) Actel
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
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