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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 61 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 51 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.08% 0.91% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 1.16% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 40 4 8
Average salary £36,572 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.94% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £40,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £46,750 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1379 860 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.17% 78.32% 73.69%
Number of salaries quoted 896 490 750
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (34.72%) Linux
2 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) Degree
3 21 (29.17%) HTML
4 20 (27.78%) Java
4 20 (27.78%) UNIX
5 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
5 19 (26.39%) SQL
5 19 (26.39%) QA
6 17 (23.61%) Python
6 17 (23.61%) Software Testing
7 16 (22.22%) Web Services
7 16 (22.22%) XML
7 16 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
8 15 (20.83%) CSS
9 14 (19.44%) Scrum
10 13 (18.06%) Finance
10 13 (18.06%) HTML5
11 12 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 12 (16.67%) Ruby
12 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
12 11 (15.28%) Hibernate
12 11 (15.28%) Selenium
13 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
13 10 (13.89%) Test Management
13 10 (13.89%) Big Data
13 10 (13.89%) ISEB
13 10 (13.89%) Shell Script

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.94%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) GIMP
1 8 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 7 (9.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) LDAP
2 5 (6.94%) Internet
3 2 (2.78%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.89%) Big Data
3 9 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Selenium
2 8 (11.11%) Ant
3 6 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.78%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.78%) QAComplete
4 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.78%) JUnit
4 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.39%) FogBugz
5 1 (1.39%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.39%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) MSTest
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Tester
2 15 (20.83%) Software Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Developer
4 11 (15.28%) Test Manager
5 10 (13.89%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) Analyst
6 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Test Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Software Tester
9 5 (6.94%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) QA Tester
10 3 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) QA Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Graduate
10 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Verification Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Development Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) HTML
2 16 (22.22%) Web Services
2 16 (22.22%) XML
3 15 (20.83%) CSS
4 13 (18.06%) HTML5
5 11 (15.28%) Hibernate
6 10 (13.89%) Ajax
6 10 (13.89%) JSON
7 9 (12.50%) JSP
7 9 (12.50%) JMS
7 9 (12.50%) PostGIS
7 9 (12.50%) jQuery
7 9 (12.50%) JPA
8 8 (11.11%) Struts
8 8 (11.11%) J2EE
9 6 (8.33%) .NET
9 6 (8.33%) Servlets
10 5 (6.94%) LAMP
11 3 (4.17%) Spring
12 2 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.50%) GIS
2 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.11%) PKI
4 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.94%) Physics
5 4 (5.56%) Blog
6 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.78%) Open Source
7 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.39%) Economics
8 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.39%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Linux
2 20 (27.78%) UNIX
3 8 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) Software Testing
3 16 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (19.44%) Scrum
6 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.89%) Test Management
8 9 (12.50%) OO
8 9 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 9 (12.50%) Product Management
9 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 8 (11.11%) Document Management
10 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.72%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (6.94%) System Testing
12 4 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) Java
2 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
2 19 (26.39%) SQL
3 17 (23.61%) Python
4 12 (16.67%) Ruby
5 10 (13.89%) Shell Script
6 8 (11.11%) C#
6 8 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.56%) VBScript
7 4 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (2.78%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) VBA
8 2 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.39%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (13.89%) ISEB
3 6 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 8 (11.11%) Adobe
3 4 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago