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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 60 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 41 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.89% 2.57% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.97% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 12
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1241 1380 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.33% 86.63% 84.30%
Number of salaries quoted 769 898 594
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 39 (58.21%) QA
2 29 (43.28%) HTML
3 28 (41.79%) Degree
4 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (37.31%) Computer Science
6 24 (35.82%) Java
7 23 (34.33%) Linux
8 20 (29.85%) OO
8 20 (29.85%) Apache
8 20 (29.85%) SOAP
8 20 (29.85%) Web Services
8 20 (29.85%) Perl
8 20 (29.85%) Git (software)
8 20 (29.85%) Relational Database
9 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (28.36%) MySQL
9 19 (28.36%) XML
9 19 (28.36%) JSP
9 19 (28.36%) Servlets
9 19 (28.36%) Software Engineering
10 18 (26.87%) Tomcat
11 17 (25.37%) Internet
11 17 (25.37%) CGI
11 17 (25.37%) RDBMS
11 17 (25.37%) Debian
11 17 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (23.88%) Mentoring
12 16 (23.88%) Software Testing
12 16 (23.88%) Project Management
12 16 (23.88%) JavaScript

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (29.85%) Apache
2 18 (26.87%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) SaaS
2 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.37%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) LDAP
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) SSL
3 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) Relational Database
2 19 (28.36%) MySQL
3 17 (25.37%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.90%) Selenium
3 8 (11.94%) HP UFT
4 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.96%) JUnit
6 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.48%) Bugzilla
7 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.99%) FogBugz
8 2 (2.99%) WebStorm
8 2 (2.99%) Grunt
8 2 (2.99%) JIRA
8 2 (2.99%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.99%) GitLab
8 2 (2.99%) gulp
8 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.99%) JMeter
8 2 (2.99%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (14.93%) Banking
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Local Government
4 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Senior Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.94%) Test Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) QA Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.97%) Junior
9 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.48%) Tester
10 3 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.99%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) HTML
2 20 (29.85%) SOAP
2 20 (29.85%) Web Services
3 19 (28.36%) XML
3 19 (28.36%) JSP
3 19 (28.36%) Servlets
4 17 (25.37%) CGI
5 13 (19.40%) HTML5
6 11 (16.42%) CSS
7 10 (14.93%) .NET
8 7 (10.45%) jQuery
9 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.97%) LINQ
10 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.97%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (4.48%) Ajax
12 2 (2.99%) NHibernate
12 2 (2.99%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 25 (37.31%) Computer Science
2 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Linux
2 17 (25.37%) Debian
2 17 (25.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.48%) UNIX
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.85%) OO
3 19 (28.36%) Software Engineering
4 16 (23.88%) Software Testing
4 16 (23.88%) Project Management
4 16 (23.88%) Mentoring
5 14 (20.90%) Test Scripting
6 13 (19.40%) SDLC
7 12 (17.91%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
8 8 (11.94%) Scrum
9 7 (10.45%) TDD
9 7 (10.45%) Test Management
10 6 (8.96%) Open Source
10 6 (8.96%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.96%) DevOps
10 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
10 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.96%) Quality Management
10 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) Perl
3 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.88%) SQL
4 11 (16.42%) Python
5 10 (14.93%) C#
6 5 (7.46%) XPath
7 4 (5.97%) C++
8 3 (4.48%) Ruby
9 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.99%) VBScript
9 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) CISSP
2 5 (7.46%) CISA
2 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (58.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe
3 2 (2.99%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) Informatica
4 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.49%) Hyland
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter
4 1 (1.49%) Cognos
4 1 (1.49%) Siebel
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus and bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Absolute Solution
Salary: bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago