The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 19 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 17 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 8.21% - 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.99% - 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.08%
Automated Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 29 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 91.30% 76.32% 70.11%
Number of salaries quoted 126 15 55
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £18,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Stirling region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Stirling

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Stirling

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) Spring
2 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) ISEB
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) JUnit
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) SOAP
4 6 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (35.29%) REST
5 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
5 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 5 (29.41%) J2EE
5 5 (29.41%) Dojo
6 4 (23.53%) Java SE
6 4 (23.53%) Java EE
6 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Use Case
6 4 (23.53%) Maven
6 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
6 4 (23.53%) UML
6 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 6 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (23.53%) Maven
4 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
4 3 (17.65%) JMeter
4 3 (17.65%) Mockito
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Web Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Web Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior UI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) SOAP
2 6 (35.29%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) REST
3 5 (29.41%) J2EE
3 5 (29.41%) Dojo
4 4 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 4 (23.53%) Java SE
4 4 (23.53%) Java EE
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 3 (17.65%) JMS
5 3 (17.65%) JDBC
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
2 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
2 4 (23.53%) UML
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
2 4 (23.53%) Use Case
2 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) AOP
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Clojure
3 3 (17.65%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
1 8 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
2 3 (17.65%) CA
2 3 (17.65%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) Perforce