Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 21 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 88 178 225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.88% 9.51% 9.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.51% 10.11% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 71 126 171
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,013 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.43% -4.42% -14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £73,750 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 837 1,761 2,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 93.94% 94.12% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 571 1,240 1,655
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,925
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,625 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 4 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 56 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (47.73%) Selenium
3 41 (46.59%) SQL
4 30 (34.09%) Java
5 28 (31.82%) Azure
6 27 (30.68%) AngularJS
6 27 (30.68%) C#
7 25 (28.41%) DevOps
8 24 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 23 (26.14%) .NET
10 19 (21.59%) Git (software)
11 18 (20.45%) AWS
12 17 (19.32%) Docker
12 17 (19.32%) Windows
12 17 (19.32%) Scrum
13 16 (18.18%) HTML
14 15 (17.05%) CSS
14 15 (17.05%) Degree
15 14 (15.91%) MVC
15 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
15 14 (15.91%) Mobile Development
15 14 (15.91%) RESTful
15 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
16 13 (14.77%) HTML5
16 13 (14.77%) Kubernetes
16 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
16 13 (14.77%) QA
16 13 (14.77%) TDD
17 12 (13.64%) Maven

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 9 (10.23%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.41%) Gluu
3 2 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.82%) Azure
2 18 (20.45%) AWS
3 6 (6.82%) Serverless
4 4 (4.55%) GitHub
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.41%) AWS Fargate
5 3 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (3.41%) Azure Functions
6 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.27%) GCP
6 2 (2.27%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.14%) Firebase
7 1 (1.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Firewall
1 3 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (3.41%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (3.41%) OpenVPN
1 3 (3.41%) SSL
1 3 (3.41%) tcpdump
1 3 (3.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.41%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (2.27%) Mixpanel
6 2 (2.27%) Power BI
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.14%) Big Data
7 1 (1.14%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.14%) MySQL
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (47.73%) Selenium
2 24 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 19 (21.59%) Git (software)
4 12 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 12 (13.64%) Maven
5 8 (9.09%) Ant
5 8 (9.09%) JUnit
6 5 (5.68%) Ranorex
6 5 (5.68%) REST Assured
7 4 (4.55%) Gatling
7 4 (4.55%) JIRA
7 4 (4.55%) NUnit
8 3 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (3.41%) Postman
8 3 (3.41%) Subversion
8 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.41%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.14%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (47.73%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) Analyst
2 15 (17.05%) Senior Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Software Developer
4 11 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Test Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Tester
6 9 (10.23%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (7.95%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Automation Tester
8 7 (7.95%) Test Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.68%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.68%) AngularJS
2 23 (26.14%) .NET
3 16 (18.18%) HTML
4 15 (17.05%) CSS
5 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
5 14 (15.91%) RESTful
6 13 (14.77%) HTML5
7 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (13.64%) React
8 11 (12.50%) .NET Core
8 11 (12.50%) Web Services
9 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
9 10 (11.36%) Spring
10 8 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 6 (6.82%) Node.js
11 6 (6.82%) REST
11 6 (6.82%) SOAP
11 6 (6.82%) XML
12 5 (5.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
1 5 (5.68%) Robotics
2 4 (4.55%) Replication
3 3 (3.41%) Cloud Native
3 3 (3.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.14%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.32%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) Linux
3 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.55%) Android
6 3 (3.41%) Debian
6 3 (3.41%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.41%) Unix
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) DevOps
3 17 (19.32%) Scrum
4 14 (15.91%) Mobile Development
4 14 (15.91%) MVC
5 13 (14.77%) Mentoring
5 13 (14.77%) TDD
6 11 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (12.50%) Microservices
7 10 (11.36%) API Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.23%) Manual Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (9.09%) Web Development
10 7 (7.95%) Analytics
10 7 (7.95%) Regression Testing
10 7 (7.95%) SDLC
10 7 (7.95%) Task Automation
10 7 (7.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.59%) SQL
2 30 (34.09%) Java
3 27 (30.68%) C#
4 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.09%) Python
6 5 (5.68%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.68%) Ruby
6 5 (5.68%) Scala
6 5 (5.68%) VBA
7 4 (4.55%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.41%) AWK
8 3 (3.41%) Go
8 3 (3.41%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.41%) PHP
8 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.41%) sed
8 3 (3.41%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.27%) C++
9 2 (2.27%) Java 8
10 1 (1.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) QA
2 4 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) iptables
3 1 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.82%) Ansible
3 5 (5.68%) Puppet
4 3 (3.41%) Kibana
4 3 (3.41%) logstash
4 3 (3.41%) Munin
4 3 (3.41%) Nagios
4 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.41%) OSSEC
4 3 (3.41%) Packer
4 3 (3.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Automation Anywhere
1 5 (5.68%) Blue Prism
1 5 (5.68%) UiPath
2 4 (4.55%) Cognizant
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 3 (3.41%) Lets Encrypt
4 2 (2.27%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.14%) Apple
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Pega
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com