Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 31 45 26
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 115 51 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.28% 5.10% 8.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.88% 5.40% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 59 28 105
10th Percentile £39,825 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,625 £38,063 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,625 £53,750
90th Percentile £68,050 £74,250 £64,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 1,459 945 1,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 92.34% 94.50% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 901 667 1,078
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.17%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,575 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.10% +5.72% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Glasgow

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Automation in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Glasgow

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Automation in Glasgow over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 98 (85.22%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (51.30%) Java
3 47 (40.87%) Postman
4 43 (37.39%) Git (software)
5 42 (36.52%) BDD
6 33 (28.70%) Performance Testing
7 31 (26.96%) QA
8 30 (26.09%) C#
9 29 (25.22%) JavaScript
10 28 (24.35%) REST Assured
11 27 (23.48%) Social Skills
11 27 (23.48%) Finance
11 27 (23.48%) Integration Testing
12 26 (22.61%) Selenium
12 26 (22.61%) SC Cleared
12 26 (22.61%) Security Cleared
12 26 (22.61%) RESTful
13 25 (21.74%) JMeter
13 25 (21.74%) Newman
14 22 (19.13%) JIRA
14 22 (19.13%) Scrum
14 22 (19.13%) SQL
15 21 (18.26%) Azure
15 21 (18.26%) DevOps
16 19 (16.52%) CI/CD
17 18 (15.65%) AWS
18 17 (14.78%) Software Testing
19 15 (13.04%) Software Engineering
19 15 (13.04%) HTML
19 15 (13.04%) API Testing

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 (4.35%) Confluence
2 4 (3.48%) Apache
2 4 (3.48%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.61%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.74%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.26%) Azure
2 18 (15.65%) AWS
3 10 (8.70%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (8.70%) Power Platform
4 9 (7.83%) Azure Functions
4 9 (7.83%) Azure Logic Apps
4 9 (7.83%) Azure Service Bus
4 9 (7.83%) Serverless
5 8 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (6.09%) SaaS
7 6 (5.22%) GCP
7 6 (5.22%) npm
8 4 (3.48%) GitHub
9 1 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.87%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) Intranet
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.48%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.74%) Apache Ignite
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.74%) Tableau
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.87%) Big Data
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) Power BI
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (40.87%) Postman
2 43 (37.39%) Git (software)
3 28 (24.35%) REST Assured
4 26 (22.61%) Selenium
5 25 (21.74%) JMeter
5 25 (21.74%) Newman
6 22 (19.13%) JIRA
7 11 (9.57%) WebDriver
8 9 (7.83%) Appium
9 8 (6.96%) Cucumber
10 7 (6.09%) Jenkins
11 6 (5.22%) Cypress.io
11 6 (5.22%) Grunt
11 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio
11 6 (5.22%) webpack
12 5 (4.35%) Subversion
13 4 (3.48%) SpecFlow
13 4 (3.48%) Zephyr
14 3 (2.61%) GitLab
15 2 (1.74%) Gradle
General
1 27 (23.48%) Finance
1 27 (23.48%) Social Skills
2 7 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.09%) Documentation Skills
3 5 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (1.74%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (1.74%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.74%) Publishing
5 2 (1.74%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Police
Job Titles
1 27 (23.48%) Analyst
2 26 (22.61%) Test Analyst
3 25 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
4 21 (18.26%) Developer
5 19 (16.52%) Test Engineer
6 13 (11.30%) Software Engineer
7 12 (10.43%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Tester
9 8 (6.96%) QA Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Automation Tester
10 7 (6.09%) Designer
10 7 (6.09%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Designer
12 4 (3.48%) Automation Engineer
12 4 (3.48%) QA Manager
12 4 (3.48%) QA Test Manager
12 4 (3.48%) Test Manager
13 3 (2.61%) Data Engineer
13 3 (2.61%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.61%) RESTful
2 15 (13.04%) HTML
2 15 (13.04%) REST
3 13 (11.30%) .NET
3 13 (11.30%) Spring
4 12 (10.43%) React
4 12 (10.43%) XML
5 11 (9.57%) Redux
6 9 (7.83%) .NET Framework
6 9 (7.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (6.96%) Web Services
8 6 (5.22%) Ext JS
8 6 (5.22%) Swagger
9 5 (4.35%) CSS
9 5 (4.35%) GraphQL
9 5 (4.35%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.35%) JSON
9 5 (4.35%) Spring Boot
10 4 (3.48%) SOAP
11 3 (2.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) User Experience
2 2 (1.74%) DataPower
3 1 (0.87%) Animation
3 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.87%) Life Science
3 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.09%) Linux
2 5 (4.35%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.61%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (85.22%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (36.52%) BDD
3 33 (28.70%) Performance Testing
4 27 (23.48%) Integration Testing
5 22 (19.13%) Scrum
6 21 (18.26%) DevOps
7 19 (16.52%) CI/CD
8 17 (14.78%) Software Testing
9 15 (13.04%) API Testing
9 15 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 14 (12.17%) TDD
11 13 (11.30%) Coaching
11 13 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (11.30%) Test Management
12 11 (9.57%) SDLC
12 11 (9.57%) User Stories
13 9 (7.83%) CRM
13 9 (7.83%) Web Testing
14 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (6.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 59 (51.30%) Java
2 30 (26.09%) C#
3 29 (25.22%) JavaScript
4 22 (19.13%) SQL
5 7 (6.09%) Python
6 4 (3.48%) Clojure
6 4 (3.48%) Java 8
6 4 (3.48%) Ruby
7 3 (2.61%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.61%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.74%) C
9 1 (0.87%) Bash
9 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (22.61%) SC Cleared
1 26 (22.61%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.61%) Degree
3 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.87%) HNC
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (26.96%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) Accessibility
3 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Docker
2 2 (1.74%) GridGain
2 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.74%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.87%) Grafana
3 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.22%) Verint
3 4 (3.48%) IBM
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle
4 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.74%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.74%) HP
4 2 (1.74%) Pega
4 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.87%) CA
5 1 (0.87%) Cognos
5 1 (0.87%) Google