The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Software Tester
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 105 107
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.25% 0.39% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.40% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

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 1096 1259 1203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.96% 97.60% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 698 668 770
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,822 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in Glasgow

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (40.00%) JBehave
4 2 (40.00%) Confluence
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Calabash
4 2 (40.00%) Appium
4 2 (40.00%) SDET
4 2 (40.00%) Gatling
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) QA

Software 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Appium
2 2 (40.00%) Calabash
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Gatling
2 2 (40.00%) JBehave
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago