The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 78 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.21% 2.44% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.74% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 34
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
Automated Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1122 1205 1391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.70% 89.19% 88.04%
Number of salaries quoted 689 733 910
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) OO
3 23 (58.97%) Degree
4 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
5 15 (38.46%) C#
5 15 (38.46%) HTML
5 15 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 14 (35.90%) .NET
6 14 (35.90%) Open Source
7 13 (33.33%) Project Management
8 11 (28.21%) Web Services
8 11 (28.21%) Java
8 11 (28.21%) Perl
8 11 (28.21%) Linux
8 11 (28.21%) HTML5
8 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (28.21%) SDLC
9 10 (25.64%) High Availability
9 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
9 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
9 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
9 10 (25.64%) LAMP
9 10 (25.64%) Quality Management
9 10 (25.64%) Debian
9 10 (25.64%) JSP
9 10 (25.64%) Servlets
9 10 (25.64%) SOAP
9 10 (25.64%) MySQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (25.64%) Apache
1 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
2 9 (23.08%) Node.js
3 3 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
1 10 (25.64%) RDBMS
1 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Grunt
2 3 (7.69%) gulp
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.38%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) C# Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 3 (7.69%) Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (38.46%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) .NET
3 11 (28.21%) HTML5
3 11 (28.21%) Web Services
4 10 (25.64%) CGI
4 10 (25.64%) JSP
4 10 (25.64%) LAMP
4 10 (25.64%) Servlets
4 10 (25.64%) SOAP
5 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.38%) Backbone.js
5 6 (15.38%) React
6 4 (10.26%) CSS
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
7 3 (7.69%) LESS
7 3 (7.69%) OOCSS
7 3 (7.69%) Sass
8 1 (2.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
2 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 10 (25.64%) Debian
2 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) OO
3 15 (38.46%) Mentoring
4 14 (35.90%) Open Source
5 13 (33.33%) Project Management
6 11 (28.21%) SDLC
7 10 (25.64%) High Availability
7 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
7 10 (25.64%) Quality Management
7 10 (25.64%) Software Engineering
8 8 (20.51%) Scrum
9 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.82%) Web Development
10 3 (7.69%) Content Management
10 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
10 3 (7.69%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (7.69%) Refactoring
10 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
2 15 (38.46%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) PHP 7
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (58.97%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) ISEB
3 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) HP
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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