The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 110 94
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 7 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.59% 0.39% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.40% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 1246 1197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.96% 97.57% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 698 660 764
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £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%  

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
4 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
4 6 (66.67%) API Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) RESTful
5 5 (55.56%) Scala
5 5 (55.56%) QA
5 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (55.56%) Usability Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Kanban
5 5 (55.56%) Groovy
5 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
5 5 (55.56%) User Stories
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (44.44%) C#
7 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (33.33%) .NET
7 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 2 (22.22%) Manual 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
3 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
4 6 (66.67%) API Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
5 5 (55.56%) Kanban
5 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Security Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Usability Testing
5 5 (55.56%) User Stories
6 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Groovy
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
3 4 (44.44%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA