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

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 122 129
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 -34
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 32 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.31% 1.17% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.26% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 32
Glasgow median annual salary £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.24% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £27,188 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £38,750 £44,750
Scotland median annual salary £30,000 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% -3.57% -12.50%

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 2,313 2,069 2,427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 94.52% 92.74% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,688 1,265 1,337
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £31,070 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,475 £70,000 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) ISEB
3 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 10 (31.25%) SDLC
4 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (28.13%) QA
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (21.88%) Office 365
6 7 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
6 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (21.88%) Migration
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (21.88%) CRM
6 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
6 7 (21.88%) Coaching
6 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
7 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.75%) jQuery
7 6 (18.75%) Degree
7 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012

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 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.63%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (15.63%) Serverless
2 5 (15.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Intranet
1 5 (15.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.25%) Bugzilla
3 2 (6.25%) JMeter
3 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) Appium
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Test Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) iOS Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
1 6 (18.75%) jQuery
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) CSS3
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) HTML5
2 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (12.50%) RESTful
4 3 (9.38%) Cocoa
4 3 (9.38%) Cocoa Touch
4 3 (9.38%) Core Animation
4 3 (9.38%) Core Data
4 3 (9.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.13%) CGI
5 1 (3.13%) JSON
5 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.50%) User Experience
4 3 (9.38%) Animation
4 3 (9.38%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) SDLC
1 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
2 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (21.88%) Coaching
4 7 (21.88%) CRM
4 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
4 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
4 7 (21.88%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Content Management
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) Web Development
6 5 (15.63%) Webhook
7 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) TypeScript
4 3 (9.38%) Apple Swift
4 3 (9.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
2 10 (31.25%) ISEB
3 6 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (12.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (9.38%) Apple
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.13%) SAP