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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 73 68 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 32 40 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.17% 2.69% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.13% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 12
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £28,300 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £48,650 £40,000
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
1309 1277 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.87% 85.82% 85.56%
Number of salaries quoted 833 849 648
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £43,708
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% -2.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (61.54%) QA
2 32 (49.23%) Degree
3 28 (43.08%) Computer Science
4 27 (41.54%) Java
5 26 (40.00%) HTML
5 26 (40.00%) Linux
5 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (36.92%) OO
7 23 (35.38%) Apache
7 23 (35.38%) Web Services
7 23 (35.38%) Relational Database
8 22 (33.85%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (33.85%) JSP
8 22 (33.85%) Servlets
8 22 (33.85%) SOAP
8 22 (33.85%) MySQL
8 22 (33.85%) Perl
8 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
8 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
9 21 (32.31%) Tomcat
10 20 (30.77%) CGI
10 20 (30.77%) RDBMS
10 20 (30.77%) Internet
10 20 (30.77%) Debian
10 20 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (29.23%) Project Management
11 19 (29.23%) Mentoring
12 17 (26.15%) XML
13 15 (23.08%) Software Testing
14 14 (21.54%) Test Scripting

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 23 (35.38%) Apache
2 21 (32.31%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.62%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) Node.js
4 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) SaaS
2 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) LDAP
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) Relational Database
2 22 (33.85%) MySQL
3 20 (30.77%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.92%) Selenium
3 8 (12.31%) HP UFT
4 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.69%) JUnit
6 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.08%) gulp
7 2 (3.08%) WebStorm
7 2 (3.08%) Grunt
7 2 (3.08%) TestComplete
7 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.08%) JMeter
7 2 (3.08%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.54%) NUnit
8 1 (1.54%) Maven
8 1 (1.54%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (1.54%) JIRA
8 1 (1.54%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.38%) Banking
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Local Government
4 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Test Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) QA Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Junior
6 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Tester
7 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) HTML
2 23 (35.38%) Web Services
3 22 (33.85%) JSP
3 22 (33.85%) Servlets
3 22 (33.85%) SOAP
4 20 (30.77%) CGI
5 17 (26.15%) XML
6 10 (15.38%) HTML5
7 9 (13.85%) CSS
8 7 (10.77%) .NET
9 6 (9.23%) jQuery
10 3 (4.62%) Ajax
10 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.62%) CSS3
11 2 (3.08%) Sass
11 2 (3.08%) LESS
11 2 (3.08%) OOCSS
11 2 (3.08%) Django
11 2 (3.08%) JDBC
11 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.08%) Computer Science
2 22 (33.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.00%) Linux
2 20 (30.77%) Debian
2 20 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.62%) UNIX
4 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) OO
3 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
4 19 (29.23%) Project Management
4 19 (29.23%) Mentoring
5 15 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 14 (21.54%) Test Scripting
7 12 (18.46%) SDLC
8 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.85%) Quality Management
9 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.77%) Scrum
10 7 (10.77%) Test Management
10 7 (10.77%) Open Source
10 7 (10.77%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.23%) Manual Testing
11 6 (9.23%) DevOps
11 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
11 6 (9.23%) TDD
11 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) Java
2 22 (33.85%) Perl
3 13 (20.00%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.38%) Python
5 8 (12.31%) C#
6 5 (7.69%) C++
7 4 (6.15%) XPath
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) VBScript
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) CISSP
2 5 (7.69%) CISA
2 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (61.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe
2 2 (3.08%) HP
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Siebel
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix
3 1 (1.54%) Hyland
3 1 (1.54%) Twitter
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