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The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 7 August 2022.

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
6 months to
7 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 212 179 120
Rank change year-on-year -33 -59 +73
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 28 21 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.48% 0.48% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.52% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 8
10th Percentile £37,125 £29,100 £33,000
25th Percentile £43,000 £30,500 £36,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% - -1.84%
75th Percentile £52,000 £48,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,000 £61,375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,250 4,075 2,037
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.74% 92.30% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,137 2,735 1,325
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Scotland

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Automation Tester in Scotland.

Salary trend 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 6 months to 7 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Lanarkshire - 9 £52,000 -
Glasgow -19 7 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Edinburgh -36 6 £50,000 +13.64%
Fife - 6 - -
Automation Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 7 August 2022, Automation Tester job roles required 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 Scotland region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 20 (71.43%) Java
3 17 (60.71%) C#
4 14 (50.00%) CI/CD
5 13 (46.43%) Selenium
5 13 (46.43%) BDD
6 12 (42.86%) DevOps
6 12 (42.86%) C
7 11 (39.29%) Agile
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
8 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
8 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
9 8 (28.57%) Finance
10 7 (25.00%) Windows
10 7 (25.00%) Linux
10 7 (25.00%) Python
11 6 (21.43%) C++
11 6 (21.43%) TDD
11 6 (21.43%) VMware
11 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (21.43%) Azure
11 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (21.43%) SDLC
11 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (21.43%) Swagger
11 6 (21.43%) Postman

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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Azure
2 3 (10.71%) AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Selenium
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
3 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (21.43%) Postman
3 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) Cypress.io
5 3 (10.71%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.57%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Swagger
2 3 (10.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (50.00%) CI/CD
3 13 (46.43%) BDD
4 12 (42.86%) DevOps
5 11 (39.29%) Agile
6 6 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.29%) User Stories
8 3 (10.71%) Automated Trading
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) QA Automation
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
9 2 (7.14%) Data Management
9 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Sprint Planning
10 1 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) C#
3 12 (42.86%) C
4 7 (25.00%) Python
5 6 (21.43%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) VMware