The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Scotland / Dundee
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 9 19
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dundee 2.63% 11.11% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 12.50% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Median salary £20,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dundee with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Dundee
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36 24 47
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dundee 94.74% 88.89% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 41
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Dundee

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dundee citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Dundee

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Dundee

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Dundee.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Dundee

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Dundee region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dundee 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA