Period
to 18 November 2019

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 6 months to 18 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 18 29
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 134 235 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.60% 11.20% 7.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.10% 11.89% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 100 170 80
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +29.87%
10th Percentile £31,125 £33,625 £33,075
90th Percentile £62,794 £65,000 £62,625
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +7.59%

Test Automation 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 1,655 1,976 2,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 93.93% 94.14% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,126 1,426 1,361
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,175 £31,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +2.30%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 74 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.04%) C#
3 51 (38.06%) SQL
4 46 (34.33%) JavaScript
5 37 (27.61%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (24.63%) HTML
6 33 (24.63%) Java
6 33 (24.63%) .NET
7 31 (23.13%) AngularJS
8 30 (22.39%) Git (software)
9 29 (21.64%) Azure
10 28 (20.90%) Selenium
10 28 (20.90%) Finance
11 27 (20.15%) CSS
12 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 26 (19.40%) DevOps
13 25 (18.66%) QA
14 24 (17.91%) TDD
15 23 (17.16%) Web Development
15 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
15 23 (17.16%) HTML5
16 22 (16.42%) Python
17 20 (14.93%) ASP.NET
17 20 (14.93%) Microservices
18 19 (14.18%) .NET Framework
18 19 (14.18%) MVC
18 19 (14.18%) Test Scripting
19 18 (13.43%) Manual Testing
19 18 (13.43%) Mobile App
20 17 (12.69%) SDLC

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 (3.73%) Apache
2 4 (2.99%) JBoss
2 4 (2.99%) Jetty
2 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.99%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.24%) lighttpd
3 3 (2.24%) nginx
4 2 (1.49%) Appian
4 2 (1.49%) Confluence
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.64%) Azure
2 8 (5.97%) AWS
3 3 (2.24%) GCP
4 2 (1.49%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) SAN
3 1 (0.75%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.97%) MariaDB
3 8 (5.97%) MySQL
4 7 (5.22%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.73%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.75%) Big Data
7 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 28 (20.90%) Selenium
3 12 (8.96%) NUnit
4 8 (5.97%) SpecFlow
4 8 (5.97%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.22%) Ranorex
6 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.73%) Appium
7 5 (3.73%) JIRA
7 5 (3.73%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.73%) Subversion
7 5 (3.73%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.99%) JMeter
8 4 (2.99%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.24%) Hudson
10 2 (1.49%) Gradle
10 2 (1.49%) JUnit
10 2 (1.49%) Maven
10 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (20.90%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Games
3 3 (2.24%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.24%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.49%) Banking
4 2 (1.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (53.73%) Developer
2 16 (11.94%) Senior Developer
3 14 (10.45%) Analyst
4 13 (9.70%) .NET Developer
5 12 (8.96%) QA Engineer
6 11 (8.21%) C# Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Lead Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Tester
7 9 (6.72%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (5.97%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Automation Tester
9 7 (5.22%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (5.22%) Quality Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.63%) .NET
1 33 (24.63%) HTML
2 31 (23.13%) AngularJS
3 27 (20.15%) CSS
4 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (17.16%) HTML5
6 20 (14.93%) ASP.NET
7 19 (14.18%) .NET Framework
8 16 (11.94%) .NET Core
8 16 (11.94%) REST
9 12 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (8.21%) Spring
11 9 (6.72%) jQuery
11 9 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.97%) CSS3
12 8 (5.97%) JSON
12 8 (5.97%) Web Services
13 7 (5.22%) Django
13 7 (5.22%) RESTful
13 7 (5.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.24%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.75%) Blog
6 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.97%) Windows
2 7 (5.22%) Android
2 7 (5.22%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.48%) Linux
4 2 (1.49%) Unix
5 1 (0.75%) CentOS
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (27.61%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (19.40%) DevOps
4 24 (17.91%) TDD
5 23 (17.16%) Web Development
6 20 (14.93%) Microservices
7 19 (14.18%) MVC
7 19 (14.18%) Test Scripting
8 18 (13.43%) Manual Testing
9 17 (12.69%) SDLC
10 16 (11.94%) Scrum
11 15 (11.19%) Mentoring
12 13 (9.70%) Refactoring
13 12 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (8.21%) Kanban
14 11 (8.21%) OO
14 11 (8.21%) Software Engineering
15 10 (7.46%) Regression Testing
16 9 (6.72%) API Testing
16 9 (6.72%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.04%) C#
2 51 (38.06%) SQL
3 46 (34.33%) JavaScript
4 33 (24.63%) Java
5 22 (16.42%) Python
6 9 (6.72%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.48%) PHP
8 5 (3.73%) Kotlin
8 5 (3.73%) Ruby
9 3 (2.24%) PHP 7
10 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.49%) C
10 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.49%) Scala
10 2 (1.49%) VBScript
11 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.75%) ES6
11 1 (0.75%) Go
11 1 (0.75%) Java 8
11 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) ISTQB
2 8 (5.97%) Degree
3 5 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.24%) HND
4 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) CCNA
5 1 (0.75%) CCNP
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) VCAP
5 1 (0.75%) VCP6
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.66%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) KVM
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
2 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Ansible
1 4 (2.99%) Puppet
2 3 (2.24%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) Grafana
4 1 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.75%) Istio
4 1 (0.75%) Oozie
4 1 (0.75%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.75%) Terraform
4 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.97%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 8 (5.97%) Oracle
3 6 (4.48%) Apple
4 2 (1.49%) HP
4 2 (1.49%) Pega
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.75%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.75%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.75%) Splunk
5 1 (0.75%) Veeam
5 1 (0.75%) VMware