The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Tester
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 104 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 6 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.50% 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Median salary £52,500 £41,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.04% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1125 1266 1188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.90% 97.46% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 2445 3056
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,250 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Glasgow

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Glasgow

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Glasgow over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Glasgow

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Appium
3 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) Java
4 5 (55.56%) Python
4 5 (55.56%) JMeter
4 5 (55.56%) Ruby
4 5 (55.56%) QA
4 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 5 (55.56%) Calabash
5 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (44.44%) Confluence
5 4 (44.44%) Gatling
5 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
5 4 (44.44%) JIRA
5 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
5 4 (44.44%) JBehave
5 4 (44.44%) JUnit
6 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (33.33%) BDD
6 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (22.22%) SDET

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (44.44%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Appium
2 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) Calabash
3 5 (55.56%) JMeter
3 5 (55.56%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Gatling
4 4 (44.44%) JBehave
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) SDET
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
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