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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 102 96
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.49% 0.62% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.66% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +2.14% -3.44%  

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 1123 1217 1140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.28% 93.76% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 725 631 719
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Glasgow over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
1 6 (54.55%) SDLC
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) MS Access
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Ant
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) XML

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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Ant
3 2 (18.18%) FitNesse
3 2 (18.18%) WinRunner
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) SDLC
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOD
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Virgin Media
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