Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 130 121
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.26% 0.33% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.35% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 24
Glasgow median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% -7.89% +1.33%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £34,350
90th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -8.57% -6.67% +7.14%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2109 1991 2354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.94% 92.60% 91.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1077 1500
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,575
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
4 12 (41.38%) Finance
5 10 (34.48%) Python
6 9 (31.03%) C#
6 9 (31.03%) Ruby
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) ISEB
8 7 (24.14%) Law
8 7 (24.14%) Migration
8 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
9 6 (20.69%) SDET
9 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
9 6 (20.69%) QA
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) JIRA
10 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
10 5 (17.24%) JMeter
10 5 (17.24%) JUnit
10 5 (17.24%) Linux
10 5 (17.24%) OO
10 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
10 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (17.24%) JBehave
10 5 (17.24%) TeamCity
10 5 (17.24%) Confluence

Software Testing
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 5 (17.24%) Confluence
2 2 (6.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.24%) JBehave
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) JMeter
3 5 (17.24%) JUnit
3 5 (17.24%) TeamCity
4 4 (13.79%) Subversion
4 4 (13.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (10.34%) Appium
5 3 (10.34%) Calabash
5 3 (10.34%) Gatling
5 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.90%) GoCD
6 2 (6.90%) Maven
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Test Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Development Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Software Development Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Test Development Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Graduate IT Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) IT Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) IT Graduate
4 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) RESTful
2 2 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) AIX
2 2 (6.90%) Tru64
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Test Automation
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (20.69%) SDET
5 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (17.24%) OO
7 4 (13.79%) API Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Microservices
7 4 (13.79%) Test Management
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.34%) DevOps
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) Python
3 9 (31.03%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) Ruby
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) Korn
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) Degree
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
4 4 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) Graphite
2 2 (6.90%) HAProxy
2 2 (6.90%) Icinga
3 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) VMware
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix
2 2 (6.90%) EMC
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Virgin Media
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Sophos