The median annual salary for a Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 78 92 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.85% 1.23% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.27% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Median salary £35,000 £41,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% +54.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £36,750 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,000 £42,950
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 905 1258 1107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.69% 96.99% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 520 801 732
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Glasgow

Tester
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Tester in Glasgow

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) QA
3 10 (43.48%) Java
4 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Selenium
5 8 (34.78%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Appium
7 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
8 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
8 5 (21.74%) BDD
8 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 5 (21.74%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (17.39%) User Stories
9 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
9 4 (17.39%) Games
9 4 (17.39%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) Python
9 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
9 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
9 4 (17.39%) Smartphone
10 3 (13.04%) JIRA
10 3 (13.04%) Data Protection

Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) Appium
3 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
4 4 (17.39%) HP UFT
4 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
5 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) JUnit
6 2 (8.70%) Ant
6 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
7 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Games
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
4 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) Issue Tracking
5 4 (17.39%) User Stories
6 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
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