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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 80 66 76
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 21 40 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.56% 2.78% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 3.30% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 10
Average salary £40,000 £36,895 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.41% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,189 £21,450 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,400 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1131 1213 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.21% 84.18% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 687 794 596
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 24 (54.55%) QA
2 20 (45.45%) HTML
3 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 17 (38.64%) .NET
3 17 (38.64%) Degree
4 16 (36.36%) SQL
4 16 (36.36%) Java
4 16 (36.36%) C#
4 16 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
5 15 (34.09%) Web Services
6 14 (31.82%) XML
6 14 (31.82%) OO
6 14 (31.82%) Selenium
6 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
7 13 (29.55%) CSS
7 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
7 13 (29.55%) Perl
7 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
8 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 12 (27.27%) HTML5
9 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 11 (25.00%) Apache
9 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 10 (22.73%) Linux
10 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
10 10 (22.73%) SOAP
10 10 (22.73%) MySQL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.00%) Apache
2 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
3 10 (22.73%) MySQL
4 9 (20.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Selenium
2 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (11.36%) Bugzilla
5 4 (9.09%) JUnit
6 3 (6.82%) JIRA
6 3 (6.82%) Fiddler
6 3 (6.82%) FogBugz
6 3 (6.82%) MSBuild
6 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.55%) GitLab
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.55%) WinRunner
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Test Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) QA Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) HTML
2 17 (38.64%) .NET
3 15 (34.09%) Web Services
4 14 (31.82%) XML
5 13 (29.55%) CSS
5 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
6 12 (27.27%) HTML5
7 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (22.73%) SOAP
9 9 (20.45%) JSP
9 9 (20.45%) Servlets
9 9 (20.45%) CGI
9 9 (20.45%) jQuery
10 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (9.09%) Regular Expression
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (9.09%) Ajax
10 4 (9.09%) WCF
10 4 (9.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.09%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.55%) Open Source
4 2 (4.55%) GIS
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Debian
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) OO
1 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Mentoring
3 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) OOD
7 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.09%) Quality Management
8 4 (9.09%) Data Management
9 3 (6.82%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (6.82%) TDD
9 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.82%) People Management
9 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) C#
3 13 (29.55%) Perl
4 8 (18.18%) Python
5 6 (13.64%) XPath
6 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (9.09%) XQuery
7 4 (9.09%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) CISA
4 2 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (2.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) IBM
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Cognos
5 2 (4.55%) Siebel
6 1 (2.27%) Hyland
6 1 (2.27%) Informatica
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £54500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum DOE + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 22 days ago