The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 26 41
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 67 119 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.68% 9.22% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 9.81% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 29
Median salary £52,500 £39,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.61% +9.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,950 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,250 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 1090 1213 1155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.45% 94.03% 90.52%
Number of salaries quoted 696 625 732
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,100
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%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Glasgow

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Glasgow

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Glasgow over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 98 (83.76%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (67.52%) Java
3 38 (32.48%) SQL
4 36 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 35 (29.91%) Scrum
5 35 (29.91%) Relational Database
6 34 (29.06%) Spring
7 30 (25.64%) TDD
7 30 (25.64%) C#
8 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
8 28 (23.93%) Selenium
9 27 (23.08%) Finance
10 25 (21.37%) Banking
11 23 (19.66%) Python
12 22 (18.80%) OO
13 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
13 21 (17.95%) Cucumber
13 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
14 20 (17.09%) Oracle
15 19 (16.24%) Hibernate
15 19 (16.24%) Performance Testing
16 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (15.38%) Web Services
17 17 (14.53%) RDBMS
17 17 (14.53%) Investment Banking
17 17 (14.53%) BDD
17 17 (14.53%) Test Strategy
18 16 (13.68%) Git (software)
18 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
18 16 (13.68%) Degree

Test Automation
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 (4.27%) Confluence
1 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.42%) WordPress
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Drupal
4 1 (0.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.85%) Jetty
4 1 (0.85%) Mule
4 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Wireless
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.91%) Relational Database
2 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 17 (14.53%) RDBMS
4 15 (12.82%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.55%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.27%) DB2
7 4 (3.42%) Big Data
7 4 (3.42%) CouchDB
7 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.42%) MySQL
7 4 (3.42%) phpMyAdmin
8 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.85%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 28 (23.93%) Selenium
2 21 (17.95%) Cucumber
2 21 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 16 (13.68%) Git (software)
4 14 (11.97%) Maven
4 14 (11.97%) TeamCity
5 13 (11.11%) JIRA
5 13 (11.11%) JUnit
6 10 (8.55%) Ant
7 9 (7.69%) SoapUI
8 8 (6.84%) Hudson
8 8 (6.84%) JBehave
8 8 (6.84%) SpecFlow
9 7 (5.98%) Appium
10 6 (5.13%) HP UFT
10 6 (5.13%) Subversion
11 5 (4.27%) FitNesse
11 5 (4.27%) JMeter
11 5 (4.27%) LoadRunner
11 5 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (23.08%) Finance
2 25 (21.37%) Banking
3 17 (14.53%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (52.14%) Developer
2 33 (28.21%) Senior Developer
3 31 (26.50%) Java Developer
4 20 (17.09%) Tester
5 17 (14.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Python Developer
7 11 (9.40%) Senior Python Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Designer
8 9 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) Automation Tester
9 7 (5.98%) UI Designer
10 6 (5.13%) Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Test Automation Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.42%) ETL Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.06%) Spring
2 19 (16.24%) Hibernate
3 18 (15.38%) Web Services
4 16 (13.68%) HTML
4 16 (13.68%) XML
5 15 (12.82%) CSS
5 15 (12.82%) jQuery
5 15 (12.82%) JSON
5 15 (12.82%) REST
5 15 (12.82%) SOAP
6 13 (11.11%) J2EE
6 13 (11.11%) RESTful
7 12 (10.26%) AngularJS
7 12 (10.26%) CSS3
7 12 (10.26%) HTML5
8 10 (8.55%) Gherkin
9 9 (7.69%) .NET
10 5 (4.27%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (4.27%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (4.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.84%) User Experience
4 4 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.56%) Derivative
5 3 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.56%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (2.56%) Tandem
6 2 (1.71%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.71%) Clustering
6 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) PMI
7 1 (0.85%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Windows
2 4 (3.42%) Android
2 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.42%) Unix
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (83.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 35 (29.91%) Scrum
4 30 (25.64%) TDD
5 22 (18.80%) OO
6 19 (16.24%) Performance Testing
7 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (14.53%) BDD
8 17 (14.53%) Test Strategy
9 16 (13.68%) Kanban
9 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
10 14 (11.97%) DevOps
10 14 (11.97%) SDLC
10 14 (11.97%) Test Scripting
11 13 (11.11%) Multithreading
11 13 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 12 (10.26%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (9.40%) Exploratory Testing
13 11 (9.40%) Microservices
13 11 (9.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (67.52%) Java
2 38 (32.48%) SQL
3 30 (25.64%) C#
4 28 (23.93%) JavaScript
5 23 (19.66%) Python
6 15 (12.82%) Ruby
7 12 (10.26%) C++
8 10 (8.55%) PL/SQL
9 8 (6.84%) PHP
10 6 (5.13%) Scala
11 5 (4.27%) Groovy
12 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.71%) Delphi
15 1 (0.85%) Clojure
15 1 (0.85%) Go
15 1 (0.85%) Smalltalk
15 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.27%) MCP
4 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.27%) OCP
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (4.27%) SAP Certification
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.42%) ISEB
6 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) MiFID
3 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.85%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) cPanel
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (17.09%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) IBM
4 5 (4.27%) HP
4 5 (4.27%) Perforce
4 5 (4.27%) SAP
5 4 (3.42%) Cognizant
6 3 (2.56%) Reuters
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago