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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 74 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 35 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.34% 1.19% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 1.40% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 13
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
1245 1071 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.39% 84.66% 81.30%
Number of salaries quoted 842 687 705
Average salary £41,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.70% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (64.10%) Degree
2 43 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (51.28%) Linux
4 38 (48.72%) Java
5 36 (46.15%) Computer Science
6 35 (44.87%) Perl
6 35 (44.87%) OO
7 34 (43.59%) Software Engineering
8 33 (42.31%) HTML
9 30 (38.46%) C#
9 30 (38.46%) QA
10 26 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (32.05%) Web Services
11 25 (32.05%) Python
12 24 (30.77%) Relational Database
12 24 (30.77%) Mentoring
13 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
14 21 (26.92%) RDBMS
15 20 (25.64%) XML
15 20 (25.64%) Tomcat
15 20 (25.64%) Ruby
16 19 (24.36%) Apache
16 19 (24.36%) Servlets
16 19 (24.36%) C++
16 19 (24.36%) Internet
17 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (23.08%) Manual Testing
18 17 (21.79%) .NET
19 16 (20.51%) CSS
20 15 (19.23%) UNIX

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (25.64%) Tomcat
2 19 (24.36%) Apache
3 8 (10.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 21 (26.92%) RDBMS
3 11 (14.10%) MySQL
3 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.41%) Big Data
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.10%) Selenium
2 11 (14.10%) Bugzilla
3 9 (11.54%) JIRA
4 8 (10.26%) FogBugz
5 7 (8.97%) Fiddler
6 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.56%) MSTest
8 2 (2.56%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.56%) JUnit
9 1 (1.28%) Subversion
9 1 (1.28%) Maven
9 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.28%) Toad
9 1 (1.28%) InstallShield
9 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Software Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Test Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Test Manager
5 7 (8.97%) QA Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Graduate
7 5 (6.41%) Tester
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Development Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (42.31%) HTML
2 25 (32.05%) Web Services
3 20 (25.64%) XML
4 19 (24.36%) Servlets
5 17 (21.79%) .NET
6 16 (20.51%) CSS
7 15 (19.23%) HTML5
8 13 (16.67%) CSS3
9 10 (12.82%) JSP
9 10 (12.82%) SOAP
9 10 (12.82%) CGI
10 8 (10.26%) Sass
10 8 (10.26%) LESS
11 2 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 2 (2.56%) jQuery
11 2 (2.56%) Dojo
11 2 (2.56%) LAMP
11 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
12 1 (1.28%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 26 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 7 (8.97%) Mathematics
4 7 (8.97%) Physics
5 3 (3.85%) Economics
6 2 (2.56%) Statistics
6 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.28%) Open Source
7 1 (1.28%) Social Media
7 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.28%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) UNIX
3 10 (12.82%) Debian
3 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.41%) Android
5 3 (3.85%) Windows
6 1 (1.28%) Solaris
6 1 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.87%) OO
3 34 (43.59%) Software Engineering
4 24 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 15 (19.23%) Web Development
7 14 (17.95%) Business Analysis
8 13 (16.67%) Refactoring
9 11 (14.10%) Regression Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Project Management
11 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
11 9 (11.54%) System Testing
11 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
12 7 (8.97%) People Management
12 7 (8.97%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
13 5 (6.41%) Test Strategy
13 5 (6.41%) Statistical Analysis
13 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) Java
2 35 (44.87%) Perl
3 30 (38.46%) C#
4 25 (32.05%) Python
5 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
6 20 (25.64%) Ruby
7 19 (24.36%) C++
8 13 (16.67%) Objective-C
9 12 (15.38%) SQL
10 8 (10.26%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (6.41%) C
12 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
13 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
13 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (64.10%) Degree
2 13 (16.67%) Postgraduate
3 9 (11.54%) ISEB
4 5 (6.41%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.28%) VMware
2 1 (1.28%) Twitter
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle
2 1 (1.28%) JBoss
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