The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £40,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Automation Tester
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 154 149
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 10 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.33% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 15
Median salary £40,250 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.29% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.31%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2532 2761 2987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.61% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1590 1894
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Scotland

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Scotland

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Scotland

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Glasgow +9 4 £52,500 +28.04% 2
Automation Tester
UK

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Automation 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 Scotland region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
4 15 (68.18%) Selenium
5 14 (63.64%) Java
6 12 (54.55%) C#
7 10 (45.45%) JUnit
8 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
9 8 (36.36%) SDLC
10 7 (31.82%) Degree
10 7 (31.82%) Python
10 7 (31.82%) Appium
11 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (27.27%) .NET
12 5 (22.73%) HTML
12 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
12 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
12 5 (22.73%) CSS
12 5 (22.73%) JIRA
12 5 (22.73%) QA
12 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
12 5 (22.73%) TestNG
12 5 (22.73%) Open Source
12 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
12 5 (22.73%) Jasmine
12 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
12 5 (22.73%) Protractor
13 4 (18.18%) Gatling
13 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
13 4 (18.18%) JBehave

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Selenium
2 10 (45.45%) JUnit
3 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
4 7 (31.82%) Appium
5 5 (22.73%) Jasmine
5 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
5 5 (22.73%) JIRA
5 5 (22.73%) Protractor
5 5 (22.73%) TestNG
6 4 (18.18%) Calabash
6 4 (18.18%) Gatling
6 4 (18.18%) JBehave
6 4 (18.18%) JMeter
6 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
6 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
7 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.55%) DbUnit
8 1 (4.55%) Hudson
8 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
8 1 (4.55%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) SDLC
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Open Source
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
7 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.64%) Issue Tracking
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.09%) SDET
8 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Cash Management
9 1 (4.55%) Context-Driven Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 12 (54.55%) C#
4 7 (31.82%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) Ruby
7 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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