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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 62 63 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 33 51 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.54% 3.24% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.78% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 8
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -
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 1348 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.24% 85.70% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 669 874 517
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (50.00%) QA
2 26 (48.15%) HTML
3 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.33%) SQL
4 18 (33.33%) XML
4 18 (33.33%) Degree
5 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
6 16 (29.63%) Web Services
6 16 (29.63%) Java
6 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 15 (27.78%) Relational Database
7 15 (27.78%) HTML5
8 14 (25.93%) OO
9 13 (24.07%) SOAP
9 13 (24.07%) Perl
9 13 (24.07%) C#
9 13 (24.07%) .NET
9 13 (24.07%) Selenium
9 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
9 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
10 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (22.22%) CSS
10 12 (22.22%) JSP
10 12 (22.22%) Servlets
10 12 (22.22%) Apache
10 12 (22.22%) Project Management
10 12 (22.22%) Linux
10 12 (22.22%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (22.22%) Apache
2 11 (20.37%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) SSL
2 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 11 (20.37%) MySQL
3 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 10 (18.52%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Selenium
2 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (12.96%) JUnit
4 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.70%) Fiddler
7 2 (3.70%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (3.70%) FogBugz
7 2 (3.70%) GitLab
7 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.70%) JMeter
7 2 (3.70%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.70%) JIRA
8 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) QA Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) AWS Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Automation Tester
10 2 (3.70%) Tester
10 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 18 (33.33%) XML
3 16 (29.63%) Web Services
4 15 (27.78%) HTML5
5 13 (24.07%) SOAP
5 13 (24.07%) .NET
6 12 (22.22%) CSS
6 12 (22.22%) JSP
6 12 (22.22%) Servlets
7 10 (18.52%) CGI
7 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
8 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 7 (12.96%) jQuery
10 4 (7.41%) LINQ
10 4 (7.41%) Entity Framework
10 4 (7.41%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (5.56%) Ajax
11 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
11 3 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Computer Science
2 12 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Open Source
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.56%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) GIS
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Debian
2 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
3 14 (25.93%) OO
4 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
5 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 12 (22.22%) Project Management
5 12 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.96%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) TDD
9 5 (9.26%) Information Security
9 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.26%) ITIL
9 5 (9.26%) Cyber Security
9 5 (9.26%) Test Management
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (29.63%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) Perl
3 13 (24.07%) C#
4 8 (14.81%) Python
4 8 (14.81%) XPath
5 3 (5.56%) Ruby
5 3 (5.56%) C++
5 3 (5.56%) XQuery
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) CISA
2 5 (9.26%) CISSP
3 4 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos
4 2 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Hyland
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.85%) Informatica
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) Siebel
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter
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