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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 27 32 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 141 91 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.08% 6.39% 10.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.60% 6.96% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 55 54 72
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,325 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,816 £37,813 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -12.82% +14.71%
75th Percentile £67,500 £54,531 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £70,000 £62,250
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -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 1,640 1,307 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 93.98% 91.72% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 809 874 665
10th Percentile £31,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,386 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%

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 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 107 (75.89%) Agile
2 58 (41.13%) Java
3 46 (32.62%) Finance
4 45 (31.91%) JavaScript
5 44 (31.21%) C#
6 42 (29.79%) Postman
7 41 (29.08%) Software Testing
7 41 (29.08%) Git (software)
7 41 (29.08%) Azure
7 41 (29.08%) BDD
8 39 (27.66%) Scrum
8 39 (27.66%) SQL Server
9 36 (25.53%) .NET
10 35 (24.82%) DevOps
10 35 (24.82%) Social Skills
11 34 (24.11%) Performance Testing
12 32 (22.70%) QA
13 31 (21.99%) RESTful
14 29 (20.57%) Integration Testing
15 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
16 27 (19.15%) Software Engineering
17 26 (18.44%) HTML
18 25 (17.73%) Coaching
18 25 (17.73%) Azure DevOps
19 24 (17.02%) CI/CD
19 24 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
20 23 (16.31%) JMeter
20 23 (16.31%) SC Cleared
20 23 (16.31%) AWS

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 (3.55%) Confluence
2 2 (1.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.71%) JBoss
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.08%) Azure
2 25 (17.73%) Azure DevOps
3 23 (16.31%) AWS
4 21 (14.89%) Serverless
5 20 (14.18%) Azure Functions
6 19 (13.48%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (13.48%) Power Platform
7 18 (12.77%) Azure Logic Apps
7 18 (12.77%) Azure Service Bus
8 13 (9.22%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (7.80%) SaaS
10 9 (6.38%) npm
11 8 (5.67%) GCP
12 3 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (2.13%) GitHub
13 2 (1.42%) Azure Storage
14 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 1 (0.71%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) VPN
2 4 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.13%) Internet
4 2 (1.42%) Firewall
4 2 (1.42%) HTTP
4 2 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.84%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.13%) DB2
5 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Ignite
6 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.71%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.71%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.71%) Metadata
6 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) MSDE
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
6 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.71%) OLAP
6 1 (0.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 42 (29.79%) Postman
2 41 (29.08%) Git (software)
3 23 (16.31%) JMeter
4 22 (15.60%) Newman
4 22 (15.60%) REST Assured
4 22 (15.60%) Selenium
5 12 (8.51%) Cypress.io
6 10 (7.09%) JIRA
7 9 (6.38%) Grunt
8 8 (5.67%) Cucumber
8 8 (5.67%) Jenkins
8 8 (5.67%) webpack
9 7 (4.96%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.26%) Protractor
10 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (3.55%) NUnit
11 5 (3.55%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (3.55%) TestCafe
11 5 (3.55%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (32.62%) Finance
2 35 (24.82%) Social Skills
3 10 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.55%) Advertising
4 5 (3.55%) Banking
4 5 (3.55%) Retail
5 4 (2.84%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.13%) Front Office
6 3 (2.13%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Police
8 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Tech for Good
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (22.70%) Developer
2 29 (20.57%) Test Engineer
3 27 (19.15%) Analyst
3 27 (19.15%) Test Analyst
4 26 (18.44%) Senior Developer
5 24 (17.02%) Automation Test Analyst
6 17 (12.06%) Tester
7 16 (11.35%) Software Engineer
8 7 (4.96%) Software Tester
9 6 (4.26%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Quality Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Automation Tester
10 5 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Designer
11 4 (2.84%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.84%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.84%) Test Automation Engineer
12 3 (2.13%) Senior Java Developer
13 2 (1.42%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.53%) .NET
2 31 (21.99%) RESTful
3 26 (18.44%) HTML
4 19 (13.48%) .NET Framework
4 19 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (13.48%) XML
5 16 (11.35%) React
6 13 (9.22%) Spring
7 11 (7.80%) REST
7 11 (7.80%) Web Services
8 8 (5.67%) CSS
8 8 (5.67%) Ext JS
8 8 (5.67%) Redux
9 7 (4.96%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.26%) HTML5
11 5 (3.55%) NHibernate
11 5 (3.55%) OLE
11 5 (3.55%) WCF
12 4 (2.84%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Low-Code
2 7 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.84%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.84%) Media Streaming
5 4 (2.84%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.84%) User Experience
5 4 (2.84%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.84%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (2.13%) IoT
7 2 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.71%) DataPower
8 1 (0.71%) Equities
8 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.64%) Windows
2 12 (8.51%) Linux
3 4 (2.84%) Unix
4 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.42%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (75.89%) Agile
2 41 (29.08%) BDD
2 41 (29.08%) Software Testing
3 39 (27.66%) Scrum
4 35 (24.82%) DevOps
5 34 (24.11%) Performance Testing
6 29 (20.57%) Integration Testing
7 27 (19.15%) Software Engineering
8 25 (17.73%) Coaching
9 24 (17.02%) CI/CD
9 24 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (14.89%) CRM
11 19 (13.48%) SDLC
12 18 (12.77%) TDD
13 15 (10.64%) Test Strategy
14 14 (9.93%) API Testing
14 14 (9.93%) Front End Development
15 13 (9.22%) Mentoring
15 13 (9.22%) User Stories
16 12 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.13%) Java
2 45 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 44 (31.21%) C#
4 22 (15.60%) SQL
5 13 (9.22%) Python
6 7 (4.96%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.84%) C++
8 3 (2.13%) Bash
8 3 (2.13%) Perl
8 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.42%) C
10 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.71%) Clojure
10 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.71%) Ruby
10 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.31%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.93%) Degree
4 13 (9.22%) ISTQB
5 7 (4.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.42%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Firmware
2 1 (0.71%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.26%) Terraform
3 2 (1.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.93%) Verint
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle
4 3 (2.13%) Sybase
5 2 (1.42%) IBM
5 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.71%) Databricks
6 1 (0.71%) Pega