Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Automation Test Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 133 150
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 6 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.14% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -40.74%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -6.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2182 2092 2461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.63% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1169 1591
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in Glasgow

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Glasgow

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) Groovy
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 6 (100.00%) User Stories
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) API Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 6 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

Test Automation Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 6 (100.00%) RESTful
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) API Testing
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 6 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 6 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Groovy
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA