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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 26 37
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 71 119 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.86% 9.16% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.36% 9.77% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 33
Median salary £52,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.61% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £28,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,250 £60,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1116 1218 1140
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.16% 93.76% 90.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2793 2480 3257
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,870 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 103 (83.74%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (66.67%) Java
3 41 (33.33%) SQL
4 38 (30.89%) Scrum
5 37 (30.08%) Unit Testing
5 37 (30.08%) Relational Database
6 36 (29.27%) Spring
7 32 (26.02%) Selenium
8 31 (25.20%) TDD
9 30 (24.39%) C#
10 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
10 28 (22.76%) Finance
11 26 (21.14%) Banking
12 24 (19.51%) Python
13 23 (18.70%) OO
14 22 (17.89%) Oracle
14 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
14 22 (17.89%) Cucumber
14 22 (17.89%) Jenkins
15 20 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (16.26%) Performance Testing
15 20 (16.26%) Hibernate
16 19 (15.45%) Web Services
17 18 (14.63%) BDD
18 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
18 17 (13.82%) Kanban
18 17 (13.82%) QA
18 17 (13.82%) Investment Banking
18 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
18 17 (13.82%) JSON

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 6 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.07%) Confluence
3 4 (3.25%) WordPress
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) CMS
5 1 (0.81%) Drupal
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) Jetty
5 1 (0.81%) Mule
5 1 (0.81%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (0.81%) DNS
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) IPsec
2 1 (0.81%) SMS
2 1 (0.81%) SMTP
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (30.08%) Relational Database
2 22 (17.89%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.82%) RDBMS
4 16 (13.01%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.13%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.88%) DB2
7 5 (4.07%) CouchDB
7 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.07%) MySQL
8 4 (3.25%) Big Data
8 4 (3.25%) phpMyAdmin
9 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.81%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 32 (26.02%) Selenium
2 22 (17.89%) Cucumber
2 22 (17.89%) Jenkins
3 17 (13.82%) Git (software)
4 15 (12.20%) Maven
5 14 (11.38%) JIRA
5 14 (11.38%) TeamCity
6 13 (10.57%) JUnit
7 11 (8.94%) Ant
8 9 (7.32%) Appium
8 9 (7.32%) Hudson
8 9 (7.32%) JBehave
9 8 (6.50%) SoapUI
9 8 (6.50%) SpecFlow
10 6 (4.88%) Calabash
10 6 (4.88%) Gradle
10 6 (4.88%) HP UFT
10 6 (4.88%) JMeter
10 6 (4.88%) Subversion
11 5 (4.07%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 28 (22.76%) Finance
2 26 (21.14%) Banking
3 17 (13.82%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Law
6 1 (0.81%) Front Office
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (50.41%) Developer
2 34 (27.64%) Senior Developer
3 32 (26.02%) Java Developer
4 23 (18.70%) Tester
5 18 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (9.76%) Test Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Python Developer
7 11 (8.94%) Senior Python Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Automation Tester
8 9 (7.32%) Designer
9 8 (6.50%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.69%) UI Designer
11 6 (4.88%) Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
12 5 (4.07%) Senior Software Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Software Tester
12 5 (4.07%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.27%) Spring
2 20 (16.26%) Hibernate
3 19 (15.45%) Web Services
4 17 (13.82%) JSON
4 17 (13.82%) SOAP
5 16 (13.01%) HTML
5 16 (13.01%) REST
5 16 (13.01%) XML
6 15 (12.20%) CSS
6 15 (12.20%) jQuery
7 14 (11.38%) RESTful
8 13 (10.57%) J2EE
9 12 (9.76%) AngularJS
9 12 (9.76%) CSS3
9 12 (9.76%) HTML5
10 10 (8.13%) Gherkin
11 8 (6.50%) .NET
12 6 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (4.07%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (4.07%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Computer Science
2 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.50%) User Experience
4 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.25%) Tandem
5 3 (2.44%) Derivative
5 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.44%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.63%) Clustering
6 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
7 1 (0.81%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) Unix
3 6 (4.88%) Android
3 6 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.44%) Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (83.74%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.89%) Scrum
3 37 (30.08%) Unit Testing
4 31 (25.20%) TDD
5 23 (18.70%) OO
6 20 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (16.26%) Performance Testing
7 18 (14.63%) BDD
8 17 (13.82%) DevOps
8 17 (13.82%) Kanban
8 17 (13.82%) Software Engineering
9 16 (13.01%) Test Strategy
10 14 (11.38%) SDLC
10 14 (11.38%) Test Scripting
11 13 (10.57%) Multithreading
11 13 (10.57%) OOA/OOD
11 13 (10.57%) Waterfall
12 12 (9.76%) Microservices
12 12 (9.76%) Web Development
13 11 (8.94%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (66.67%) Java
2 41 (33.33%) SQL
3 30 (24.39%) C#
4 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
5 24 (19.51%) Python
6 16 (13.01%) Ruby
7 12 (9.76%) C++
8 11 (8.94%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.32%) PHP
10 6 (4.88%) Scala
11 5 (4.07%) Groovy
11 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.63%) Delphi
14 1 (0.81%) Clojure
14 1 (0.81%) Go
14 1 (0.81%) Perl
14 1 (0.81%) Smalltalk
14 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) Degree
2 10 (8.13%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.07%) MCP
4 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.07%) OCP
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (4.07%) SAP Certification
5 4 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.25%) ISEB
6 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) MiFID
3 2 (1.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) cPanel
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.81%) Grafana
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Nagios
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Oracle
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.88%) IBM
3 6 (4.88%) Perforce
4 5 (4.07%) Cognizant
4 5 (4.07%) HP
4 5 (4.07%) SAP
5 3 (2.44%) Reuters
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £29,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago