Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 95 52
Rank change year-on-year -22 -43 +55
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 26 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.33% 1.39% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.51% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 142
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -11.95%
10th Percentile £35,375 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £40,225
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -17.65%

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 2,011 1,724 2,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 92.50% 92.09% 91.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,342 1,006 1,516
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
3 10 (34.48%) Selenium
3 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (34.48%) User Experience
4 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) Cocoa
5 7 (24.14%) Objective-C
5 7 (24.14%) Apple
5 7 (24.14%) Benchmarking
5 7 (24.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
5 7 (24.14%) Apple Swift
5 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
5 7 (24.14%) Cocoa Touch
5 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) RESTful
5 7 (24.14%) Core Animation
5 7 (24.14%) Augmented Reality
5 7 (24.14%) Animation
5 7 (24.14%) Core Data
5 7 (24.14%) Push Notifications
5 7 (24.14%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
6 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
6 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) Java

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 2 (6.90%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Big Data
3 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Selenium
2 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
2 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.90%) Appium
4 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.45%) JBehave
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
5 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 7 (24.14%) iOS Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analytics Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Business Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Customer Analytics Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Business Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Support
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Support Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Support Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Cocoa
1 7 (24.14%) Cocoa Touch
1 7 (24.14%) Core Animation
1 7 (24.14%) Core Data
1 7 (24.14%) RESTful
1 7 (24.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) User Experience
2 7 (24.14%) Animation
2 7 (24.14%) Augmented Reality
2 7 (24.14%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (3.45%) Derivative
6 1 (3.45%) Equities
6 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
3 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (24.14%) Benchmarking
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
4 7 (24.14%) Push Notifications
4 7 (24.14%) Scenario Testing
5 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 5 (17.24%) ETL
6 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 4 (13.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
7 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) Apple Swift
2 7 (24.14%) Objective-C
3 5 (17.24%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) Python
3 5 (17.24%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) OCP
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Certification
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Apple
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) Cognizant
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Calypso
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Murex
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com