Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 111 115
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -58
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 45 32 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.05% 1.44% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.56% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 20
Glasgow median annual salary £28,750 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.23% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,600 £31,350
90th Percentile £42,500 £56,250 £45,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% +14.29%

Test Scripting 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 2,071 2,049 2,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.31% 92.13% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,523 1,326 1,126
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -
10th Percentile £31,130 £31,250 £27,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Glasgow

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 26 (57.78%) ISTQB
1 26 (57.78%) Test Automation
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 20 (44.44%) QA
3 20 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 19 (42.22%) Defect Management
5 18 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
6 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (31.11%) Selenium
7 14 (31.11%) Scenario Testing
8 13 (28.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (28.89%) ISEB
9 12 (26.67%) Cognizant
9 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 12 (26.67%) jQuery
9 12 (26.67%) Degree
9 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (26.67%) Functional Testing
9 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
10 11 (24.44%) WebDriver
10 11 (24.44%) SDLC
10 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (24.44%) Web Services
11 10 (22.22%) Appium
12 9 (20.00%) Yammer
12 9 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (20.00%) Skype
12 9 (20.00%) Coaching
12 9 (20.00%) TypeScript
12 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Test Scripting
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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Azure Functions
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (20.00%) Office 365
1 9 (20.00%) Serverless
1 9 (20.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Intranet
1 9 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (13.33%) Big Data
2 6 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Selenium
2 11 (24.44%) WebDriver
3 10 (22.22%) Appium
4 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.89%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.67%) Ant
5 3 (6.67%) FitNesse
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.44%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.44%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) Calabash
7 1 (2.22%) Gatling
7 1 (2.22%) JBehave
7 1 (2.22%) JMeter
7 1 (2.22%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (13.33%) Banking
1 6 (13.33%) Retail Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Analyst
2 21 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Associate Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Business Change Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
1 12 (26.67%) jQuery
2 11 (24.44%) Web Services
3 9 (20.00%) CSS
3 9 (20.00%) CSS3
3 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 9 (20.00%) HTML5
3 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.67%) JSON
4 3 (6.67%) RESTful
4 3 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) Android
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Test Automation
2 20 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 19 (42.22%) Defect Management
4 18 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
5 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (31.11%) Scenario Testing
7 12 (26.67%) Functional Testing
8 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (24.44%) SDLC
9 9 (20.00%) Coaching
9 9 (20.00%) Content Management
9 9 (20.00%) CRM
9 9 (20.00%) Data Migration
9 9 (20.00%) Migration
9 9 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 9 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Web Development
9 9 (20.00%) Webhook
10 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
10 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) C#
7 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) ISTQB
2 13 (28.89%) ISEB
2 13 (28.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.89%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Cognizant
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) IBM
4 4 (8.89%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle