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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 78 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.73% 1.31% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.51% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 19
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,378 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1151 1194 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.35% 87.03% 85.94%
Number of salaries quoted 767 762 777
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (70.27%) Degree
2 24 (64.86%) OO
3 19 (51.35%) Java
3 19 (51.35%) Computer Science
4 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (43.24%) Linux
5 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
5 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
5 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
6 15 (40.54%) Perl
7 14 (37.84%) MySQL
7 14 (37.84%) JSP
7 14 (37.84%) Servlets
7 14 (37.84%) SOAP
7 14 (37.84%) Web Services
7 14 (37.84%) Apache
7 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
7 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
7 14 (37.84%) CGI
7 14 (37.84%) RDBMS
7 14 (37.84%) Internet
7 14 (37.84%) Project Management
7 14 (37.84%) Quality Management
7 14 (37.84%) LAMP
7 14 (37.84%) Debian
7 14 (37.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (37.84%) High Availability
7 14 (37.84%) Relational Database
8 12 (32.43%) .NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (37.84%) Apache
1 14 (37.84%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.81%) Node.js
3 3 (8.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
1 14 (37.84%) RDBMS
1 14 (37.84%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Bugzilla
2 3 (8.11%) Grunt
2 3 (8.11%) gulp
2 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
2 3 (8.11%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) MSTest
4 1 (2.70%) TestLink
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) WebStorm
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Java Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Java Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) CGI
1 14 (37.84%) JSP
1 14 (37.84%) LAMP
1 14 (37.84%) Servlets
1 14 (37.84%) SOAP
1 14 (37.84%) Web Services
2 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) HTML
3 9 (24.32%) HTML5
4 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
4 5 (13.51%) CSS
4 5 (13.51%) jQuery
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
5 3 (8.11%) OOCSS
5 3 (8.11%) React
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
6 2 (5.41%) D3.js
6 2 (5.41%) Raphaël
6 2 (5.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Computer Science
2 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Debian
2 14 (37.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) OO
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Mentoring
3 16 (43.24%) Software Engineering
4 14 (37.84%) High Availability
4 14 (37.84%) PRINCE2
4 14 (37.84%) Project Management
4 14 (37.84%) Quality Management
5 6 (16.22%) Open Source
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.11%) Coaching
8 3 (8.11%) Mobile First
8 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) Perl
3 12 (32.43%) C#
4 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) HP
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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