Period
to 17 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 179 169 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.79% 7.67% 7.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 8.26% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 80 53 140
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £33,075 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,625 £69,250 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -4.00%

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 2109 2045 2348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.82% 92.83% 91.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1094 1499
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 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 164 (91.62%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (68.16%) Java
3 90 (50.28%) Scrum
4 89 (49.72%) TDD
5 64 (35.75%) Spring
6 63 (35.20%) BDD
7 58 (32.40%) SQL
7 58 (32.40%) Python
8 54 (30.17%) Selenium
9 52 (29.05%) Hibernate
10 48 (26.82%) Multithreading
11 47 (26.26%) Concurrent Programming
12 44 (24.58%) JIRA
12 44 (24.58%) Software Engineering
13 38 (21.23%) Ruby
14 36 (20.11%) Oracle
15 34 (18.99%) QA
16 31 (17.32%) Kanban
16 31 (17.32%) Finance
16 31 (17.32%) Software Delivery
17 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
18 29 (16.20%) Cucumber
18 29 (16.20%) Big Data
19 27 (15.08%) IBM
20 26 (14.53%) C#
20 26 (14.53%) NoSQL
20 26 (14.53%) Jenkins
21 25 (13.97%) Unit Testing
21 25 (13.97%) Banking
22 24 (13.41%) MongoDB

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 22 (12.29%) Tomcat
2 17 (9.50%) JBoss
3 16 (8.94%) Confluence
4 15 (8.38%) Jetty
4 15 (8.38%) WebLogic
4 15 (8.38%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.79%) GemFire
5 5 (2.79%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 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 (4.47%) Firebase
2 5 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.12%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (1.12%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.38%) AMQP
2 3 (1.68%) HTTP
3 2 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) IPsec
3 2 (1.12%) SMTP
3 2 (1.12%) SSL
3 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.20%) Big Data
2 26 (14.53%) NoSQL
3 24 (13.41%) MongoDB
3 24 (13.41%) Relational Database
4 18 (10.06%) Oracle Database
5 17 (9.50%) SQL Server
6 16 (8.94%) Hadoop
7 15 (8.38%) Couchbase
7 15 (8.38%) Redis
7 15 (8.38%) Riak
8 11 (6.15%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.23%) CouchDB
10 4 (2.23%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (1.12%) MySQL
12 1 (0.56%) DB2
12 1 (0.56%) Power BI
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (30.17%) Selenium
2 44 (24.58%) JIRA
3 29 (16.20%) Cucumber
4 26 (14.53%) Jenkins
5 20 (11.17%) Git (software)
6 19 (10.61%) JUnit
6 19 (10.61%) Vagrant
7 16 (8.94%) FitNesse
8 14 (7.82%) Appium
9 12 (6.70%) Maven
10 11 (6.15%) JMeter
10 11 (6.15%) WebDriver
11 10 (5.59%) Ant
12 9 (5.03%) Gradle
12 9 (5.03%) Subversion
13 8 (4.47%) Android Studio
13 8 (4.47%) Eclipse
13 8 (4.47%) JBehave
13 8 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (3.91%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (17.32%) Finance
2 25 (13.97%) Banking
3 11 (6.15%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (55.87%) Developer
2 56 (31.28%) Java Developer
3 39 (21.79%) Senior Developer
4 23 (12.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (11.17%) Python Developer
6 18 (10.06%) Test Engineer
6 18 (10.06%) Tester
7 17 (9.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (7.82%) Analyst
8 14 (7.82%) Lead Developer
8 14 (7.82%) Senior Python Developer
8 14 (7.82%) Test Analyst
9 9 (5.03%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.03%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Android Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Engineering Manager
10 8 (4.47%) ETL Tester
10 8 (4.47%) Lead Android Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Software Engineering Manager
10 8 (4.47%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (35.75%) Spring
2 52 (29.05%) Hibernate
3 23 (12.85%) HTML
4 21 (11.73%) HTML5
4 21 (11.73%) Web Services
5 20 (11.17%) JMS
5 20 (11.17%) RabbitMQ
5 20 (11.17%) RESTful
6 19 (10.61%) XML
7 17 (9.50%) JPA
8 16 (8.94%) REST
9 15 (8.38%) Kafka
9 15 (8.38%) SOAP
9 15 (8.38%) TIBCO EMS
9 15 (8.38%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (7.26%) JSON
11 12 (6.70%) J2EE
12 9 (5.03%) .NET
13 8 (4.47%) Android SDK
13 8 (4.47%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.94%) User Experience
3 12 (6.70%) Robotics
4 8 (4.47%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.47%) Over-the-Top Content
4 8 (4.47%) STB
5 7 (3.91%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (3.35%) Tandem
7 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.26%) Android
2 10 (5.59%) Linux
3 7 (3.91%) Unix
3 7 (3.91%) Windows
4 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (91.62%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (50.28%) Scrum
3 89 (49.72%) TDD
4 63 (35.20%) BDD
5 48 (26.82%) Multithreading
6 47 (26.26%) Concurrent Programming
7 44 (24.58%) Software Engineering
8 31 (17.32%) Kanban
8 31 (17.32%) Software Delivery
9 25 (13.97%) Unit Testing
10 24 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (10.61%) Open Source
12 19 (10.61%) Performance Testing
13 17 (9.50%) System Testing
14 16 (8.94%) DSDM
14 16 (8.94%) RUP
15 15 (8.38%) DevOps
15 15 (8.38%) Integration Testing
15 15 (8.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 122 (68.16%) Java
2 58 (32.40%) Python
2 58 (32.40%) SQL
3 38 (21.23%) Ruby
4 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
5 26 (14.53%) C#
6 18 (10.06%) Bash Shell
7 16 (8.94%) PL/SQL
8 12 (6.70%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.59%) Scala
10 9 (5.03%) C++
11 8 (4.47%) Kotlin
12 6 (3.35%) Groovy
12 6 (3.35%) Perl
13 5 (2.79%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.68%) PHP
16 2 (1.12%) Clojure
17 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 18 (10.06%) Degree
2 13 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.59%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.68%) 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 34 (18.99%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.56%) EMIR
2 1 (0.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (10.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) LXC
2 2 (1.12%) OpenAM
2 2 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (11.17%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (11.17%) Puppet
2 18 (10.06%) Ansible
3 15 (8.38%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.12%) Grafana
4 2 (1.12%) Graphite
4 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.12%) Icinga
4 2 (1.12%) Kibana
4 2 (1.12%) logstash
4 2 (1.12%) Nagios
4 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (20.11%) Oracle
2 27 (15.08%) IBM
3 15 (8.38%) Cognizant
3 15 (8.38%) TIBCO
4 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.35%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.79%) Reuters
7 4 (2.23%) Perforce
8 3 (1.68%) HP
8 3 (1.68%) Informatica
9 2 (1.12%) Avaloq
9 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.56%) SAP