The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 65 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 40 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.71% 1.08% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.27% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 9
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1228 1023 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.20% 84.76% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 810 638 615
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Scotland

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 31 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 49 (53.26%) Degree
2 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (46.74%) Linux
4 41 (44.57%) Java
5 39 (42.39%) HTML
6 35 (38.04%) Computer Science
7 30 (32.61%) OO
7 30 (32.61%) Software Engineering
8 29 (31.52%) Web Services
8 29 (31.52%) C#
8 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
8 29 (31.52%) Python
8 29 (31.52%) QA
9 28 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (28.26%) Ruby
11 25 (27.17%) Perl
12 24 (26.09%) XML
12 24 (26.09%) UNIX
12 24 (26.09%) HTML5
13 23 (25.00%) CSS
14 19 (20.65%) SQL
15 18 (19.57%) Relational Database
16 16 (17.39%) C++
16 16 (17.39%) .NET
17 15 (16.30%) Tomcat
17 15 (16.30%) RDBMS
17 15 (16.30%) Web Development
18 14 (15.22%) Apache
18 14 (15.22%) Internet
18 14 (15.22%) Servlets

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 15 (16.30%) Tomcat
2 14 (15.22%) Apache
3 8 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Photoshop
1 8 (8.70%) GIMP
2 6 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) Internet
2 8 (8.70%) LDAP
3 1 (1.09%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) Relational Database
2 15 (16.30%) RDBMS
3 13 (14.13%) Big Data
4 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Selenium
2 10 (10.87%) JIRA
3 8 (8.70%) Ant
4 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.61%) Bugzilla
5 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.52%) Fiddler
5 6 (6.52%) FogBugz
6 3 (3.26%) JUnit
7 1 (1.09%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.09%) MSTest
7 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.09%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.09%) Maven
7 1 (1.09%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.09%) Toad
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (35.87%) Software Engineer
2 16 (17.39%) Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Development Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Software Development Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Tester
4 11 (11.96%) Java Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Test Manager
6 8 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Software Tester
7 7 (7.61%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) Graduate
8 6 (6.52%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Development Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Development Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) QA Tester
11 3 (3.26%) Software Test Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Release Manager
11 3 (3.26%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.39%) HTML
2 29 (31.52%) Web Services
3 24 (26.09%) XML
3 24 (26.09%) HTML5
4 23 (25.00%) CSS
5 16 (17.39%) .NET
6 14 (15.22%) Servlets
7 13 (14.13%) CSS3
8 12 (13.04%) JSP
9 10 (10.87%) Hibernate
10 9 (9.78%) jQuery
11 8 (8.70%) Struts
11 8 (8.70%) JMS
11 8 (8.70%) J2EE
11 8 (8.70%) JSON
11 8 (8.70%) Ajax
11 8 (8.70%) JPA
11 8 (8.70%) Sass
11 8 (8.70%) LESS
11 8 (8.70%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.04%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.78%) Mathematics
2 9 (9.78%) Physics
3 8 (8.70%) GIS
3 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.70%) PKI
4 6 (6.52%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.26%) Economics
6 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.17%) Statistics
6 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (1.09%) Informatics
7 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.74%) Linux
2 24 (26.09%) UNIX
3 4 (4.35%) Debian
3 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Android
5 2 (2.17%) Windows
6 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.61%) OO
2 30 (32.61%) Software Engineering
3 28 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (16.30%) Web Development
5 14 (15.22%) Business Analysis
6 13 (14.13%) Refactoring
6 13 (14.13%) Scrum
7 11 (11.96%) Software Testing
8 10 (10.87%) Test Scripting
8 10 (10.87%) Test Strategy
8 10 (10.87%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.70%) Regression Testing
9 8 (8.70%) Document Management
9 8 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 8 (8.70%) System Testing
9 8 (8.70%) Product Management
9 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.61%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (6.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) Java
2 29 (31.52%) C#
2 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
2 29 (31.52%) Python
3 26 (28.26%) Ruby
4 25 (27.17%) Perl
5 19 (20.65%) SQL
6 16 (17.39%) C++
7 13 (14.13%) Objective-C
8 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL
8 8 (8.70%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.26%) C
10 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.09%) VBScript
11 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (53.26%) Degree
2 13 (14.13%) Postgraduate
3 6 (6.52%) ISEB
4 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (31.52%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle
2 8 (8.70%) Adobe
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.09%) VMware
4 1 (1.09%) JBoss
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