Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 34 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 177 156 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.66% 7.20% 7.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 7.77% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 79 50 139
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.58% +12.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,300 £70,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year - +11.89% -4.67%

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 2126 2008 2330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.96% 92.71% 91.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1087 1484
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 162 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (67.80%) Java
3 89 (50.28%) Scrum
3 89 (50.28%) TDD
4 65 (36.72%) Spring
5 63 (35.59%) BDD
6 58 (32.77%) SQL
6 58 (32.77%) Python
7 55 (31.07%) Selenium
8 53 (29.94%) Hibernate
9 48 (27.12%) Multithreading
9 48 (27.12%) Concurrent Programming
10 44 (24.86%) JIRA
10 44 (24.86%) Software Engineering
11 38 (21.47%) Ruby
12 36 (20.34%) Oracle
13 35 (19.77%) QA
14 31 (17.51%) Cucumber
14 31 (17.51%) Kanban
14 31 (17.51%) JavaScript
14 31 (17.51%) Software Delivery
15 30 (16.95%) Finance
16 29 (16.38%) Big Data
17 28 (15.82%) IBM
18 26 (14.69%) Jenkins
19 25 (14.12%) MongoDB
19 25 (14.12%) NoSQL
20 24 (13.56%) Banking
20 24 (13.56%) C#
20 24 (13.56%) HTML

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 23 (12.99%) Tomcat
2 18 (10.17%) JBoss
3 16 (9.04%) Confluence
3 16 (9.04%) Jetty
3 16 (9.04%) WebLogic
3 16 (9.04%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.82%) GemFire
4 5 (2.82%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) Firebase
2 5 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.13%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (1.13%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.04%) AMQP
2 3 (1.69%) HTTP
3 2 (1.13%) DNS
3 2 (1.13%) IPsec
3 2 (1.13%) SMTP
3 2 (1.13%) SSL
3 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.38%) Big Data
2 25 (14.12%) MongoDB
2 25 (14.12%) NoSQL
3 21 (11.86%) Relational Database
4 18 (10.17%) Oracle Database
5 17 (9.60%) Hadoop
5 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
6 16 (9.04%) Couchbase
6 16 (9.04%) Redis
6 16 (9.04%) Riak
7 9 (5.08%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.26%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.26%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.13%) MySQL
11 1 (0.56%) DB2
11 1 (0.56%) Power BI
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (31.07%) Selenium
2 44 (24.86%) JIRA
3 31 (17.51%) Cucumber
4 26 (14.69%) Jenkins
5 20 (11.30%) Git (software)
5 20 (11.30%) Vagrant
6 19 (10.73%) JUnit
7 17 (9.60%) FitNesse
8 15 (8.47%) Appium
9 12 (6.78%) Maven
10 11 (6.21%) JMeter
10 11 (6.21%) WebDriver
11 10 (5.65%) Ant
12 9 (5.08%) Gradle
12 9 (5.08%) Subversion
13 8 (4.52%) Android Studio
13 8 (4.52%) Eclipse
13 8 (4.52%) JBehave
13 8 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (3.95%) Calabash
General
1 30 (16.95%) Finance
2 24 (13.56%) Banking
3 10 (5.65%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.13%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (56.50%) Developer
2 57 (32.20%) Java Developer
3 37 (20.90%) Senior Developer
4 22 (12.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (10.73%) Python Developer
5 19 (10.73%) Tester
6 17 (9.60%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (9.60%) Test Engineer
7 14 (7.91%) Analyst
7 14 (7.91%) Lead Developer
7 14 (7.91%) Test Analyst
8 13 (7.34%) Senior Python Developer
9 9 (5.08%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.08%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (4.52%) Android Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Engineering Manager
10 8 (4.52%) ETL Tester
10 8 (4.52%) Lead Android Developer
10 8 (4.52%) Software Engineering Manager
10 8 (4.52%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (36.72%) Spring
2 53 (29.94%) Hibernate
3 24 (13.56%) HTML
4 22 (12.43%) HTML5
5 21 (11.86%) JMS
5 21 (11.86%) RabbitMQ
6 20 (11.30%) Web Services
7 19 (10.73%) RESTful
7 19 (10.73%) XML
8 18 (10.17%) JPA
9 16 (9.04%) Kafka
9 16 (9.04%) REST
9 16 (9.04%) TIBCO EMS
9 16 (9.04%) WebSphere MQ
10 15 (8.47%) SOAP
11 13 (7.34%) JSON
12 12 (6.78%) J2EE
13 9 (5.08%) .NET
14 8 (4.52%) Android SDK
14 8 (4.52%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.04%) Computer Science
1 16 (9.04%) User Experience
2 12 (6.78%) Robotics
3 8 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.52%) Over-the-Top Content
3 8 (4.52%) STB
4 7 (3.95%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (3.39%) Tandem
6 3 (1.69%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.34%) Android
2 10 (5.65%) Linux
3 7 (3.95%) Unix
3 7 (3.95%) Windows
4 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (91.53%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (50.28%) Scrum
2 89 (50.28%) TDD
3 63 (35.59%) BDD
4 48 (27.12%) Concurrent Programming
4 48 (27.12%) Multithreading
5 44 (24.86%) Software Engineering
6 31 (17.51%) Kanban
6 31 (17.51%) Software Delivery
7 23 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (12.99%) Unit Testing
8 20 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.30%) Open Source
9 18 (10.17%) Performance Testing
9 18 (10.17%) System Testing
10 17 (9.60%) DSDM
11 16 (9.04%) Integration Testing
11 16 (9.04%) RUP
11 16 (9.04%) UML
12 15 (8.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 120 (67.80%) Java
2 58 (32.77%) Python
2 58 (32.77%) SQL
3 38 (21.47%) Ruby
4 31 (17.51%) JavaScript
5 24 (13.56%) C#
6 19 (10.73%) Bash Shell
7 16 (9.04%) PL/SQL
8 12 (6.78%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.08%) Scala
10 8 (4.52%) C++
10 8 (4.52%) Kotlin
11 6 (3.39%) Perl
12 5 (2.82%) Groovy
12 5 (2.82%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.13%) Clojure
14 2 (1.13%) PHP
15 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (9.60%) Degree
2 13 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.65%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.69%) ISEB
6 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) MCP
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) OCP
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.77%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.56%) EMIR
2 1 (0.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (11.30%) Docker
2 2 (1.13%) LXC
2 2 (1.13%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (11.86%) Puppet
2 19 (10.73%) Ansible
3 16 (9.04%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.13%) Grafana
4 2 (1.13%) Graphite
4 2 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.13%) Icinga
4 2 (1.13%) Kibana
4 2 (1.13%) logstash
4 2 (1.13%) Nagios
4 2 (1.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (20.34%) Oracle
2 28 (15.82%) IBM
3 16 (9.04%) TIBCO
4 15 (8.47%) Cognizant
5 11 (6.21%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.39%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.82%) Reuters
8 4 (2.26%) Informatica
8 4 (2.26%) Perforce
9 3 (1.69%) HP
10 2 (1.13%) Avaloq
10 2 (1.13%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.56%) SAP