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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 76 61 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 27 50 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.00% 3.32% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.95% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 39 5
Average salary £40,000 £36,895 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.41% +13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,100 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £41,000
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
1153 1266 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.41% 84.18% 78.39%
Number of salaries quoted 676 828 524
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (46.34%) HTML
2 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 17 (41.46%) QA
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) .NET
4 15 (36.59%) C#
5 14 (34.15%) HTML5
5 14 (34.15%) Mentoring
6 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
6 13 (31.71%) CSS
7 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
7 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
7 12 (29.27%) Selenium
8 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
8 11 (26.83%) XML
8 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
9 10 (24.39%) Oracle
9 10 (24.39%) Degree
9 10 (24.39%) Finance
9 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
10 9 (21.95%) Java
10 9 (21.95%) Web Services
10 9 (21.95%) OO
11 8 (19.51%) jQuery
11 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
11 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
12 7 (17.07%) XPath
12 7 (17.07%) Project Management
12 7 (17.07%) QuickTest Pro

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (12.20%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) LDAP
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Selenium
2 7 (17.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (12.20%) JUnit
3 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.32%) FogBugz
5 3 (7.32%) JIRA
5 3 (7.32%) Bugzilla
5 3 (7.32%) Fiddler
5 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.88%) WinRunner
6 2 (4.88%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.88%) JMeter
6 2 (4.88%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (4.88%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (4.88%) GitLab
6 2 (4.88%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Test Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) AWS Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) QA Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Test Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) HTML
2 16 (39.02%) .NET
3 14 (34.15%) HTML5
4 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
6 11 (26.83%) XML
6 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
7 9 (21.95%) Web Services
8 8 (19.51%) jQuery
9 5 (12.20%) SOAP
10 4 (9.76%) Ajax
10 4 (9.76%) JSP
10 4 (9.76%) Servlets
10 4 (9.76%) WCF
10 4 (9.76%) LINQ
10 4 (9.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (9.76%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (9.76%) Regular Expression
10 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (7.32%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) SWIFT
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Debian
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Mentoring
3 13 (31.71%) Test Scripting
4 9 (21.95%) OO
5 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) OOD
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) Information Security
7 5 (12.20%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) Cyber Security
8 4 (9.76%) Data Management
8 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 3 (7.32%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 15 (36.59%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) Java
5 7 (17.07%) Perl
5 7 (17.07%) Python
5 7 (17.07%) XPath
6 4 (9.76%) XQuery
6 4 (9.76%) Ruby
6 4 (9.76%) C++
6 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) CISSP
2 5 (12.20%) CISA
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) HP
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Cognos
5 2 (4.88%) Siebel
6 1 (2.44%) Informatica
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.44%) Hyland
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum DOE + pension scheme and bonuses
Posted: 8 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
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