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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 78 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 1.20% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.32% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 19
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
1010 1284 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.16% 90.68% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 651 796 887
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) Manual Testing
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
5 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) OOP
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
7 5 (22.73%) QA
8 4 (18.18%) SaaS
8 4 (18.18%) REST
8 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (18.18%) SDLC
8 4 (18.18%) HTTP
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
9 3 (13.64%) Unix
9 3 (13.64%) J2EE

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) SaaS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) JIRA
3 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) MSTest
4 2 (9.09%) NUnit
4 2 (9.09%) Robot Framework
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Appium
5 1 (4.55%) TestRail
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Tester
2 7 (31.82%) Software Tester
2 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Testing Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Product Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Product Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) REST
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) Node.js
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.55%) Akka
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Online Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) Manual Testing
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) OOP
7 4 (18.18%) SDLC
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 2 (9.09%) API Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Open Source
9 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Groovy
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
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