The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 82 92 88
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.43% 1.23% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.34% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 10
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +2.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 858 1191 1044
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 91.67% 91.83% 91.50%
Number of salaries quoted 502 737 694
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Glasgow

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Glasgow

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter

Software Testing
Top Related 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £14100 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago