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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 84 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 28 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.76% 1.94% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.29% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 10
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £29,250 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £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
1406 1266 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.43% 84.57% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 892 839 641
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (62.71%) QA
2 35 (59.32%) Degree
3 30 (50.85%) Computer Science
4 29 (49.15%) Java
5 28 (47.46%) Linux
5 28 (47.46%) OO
6 25 (42.37%) Web Services
7 24 (40.68%) JSP
7 24 (40.68%) Servlets
7 24 (40.68%) SOAP
7 24 (40.68%) Apache
7 24 (40.68%) HTML
7 24 (40.68%) MySQL
7 24 (40.68%) Git (software)
7 24 (40.68%) Software Engineering
7 24 (40.68%) Relational Database
7 24 (40.68%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (38.98%) Perl
9 22 (37.29%) Tomcat
9 22 (37.29%) Internet
9 22 (37.29%) CGI
9 22 (37.29%) RDBMS
9 22 (37.29%) Debian
9 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (37.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (30.51%) Project Management
11 17 (28.81%) Mentoring
12 16 (27.12%) XML
13 13 (22.03%) Software Testing
14 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (40.68%) Apache
2 22 (37.29%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
3 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.29%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) LDAP
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.68%) MySQL
1 24 (40.68%) Relational Database
2 22 (37.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (40.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Selenium
2 6 (10.17%) HP UFT
3 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.08%) JUnit
5 2 (3.39%) gulp
5 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.39%) WebStorm
5 2 (3.39%) Grunt
5 2 (3.39%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.69%) MSTest
6 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.69%) JMeter
6 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.69%) QAComplete
6 1 (1.69%) TestLink
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (13.56%) Banking
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Developer
2 24 (40.68%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) QA Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Junior
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) Web Services
2 24 (40.68%) JSP
2 24 (40.68%) Servlets
2 24 (40.68%) SOAP
2 24 (40.68%) HTML
3 22 (37.29%) CGI
4 16 (27.12%) XML
5 9 (15.25%) HTML5
6 6 (10.17%) .NET
6 6 (10.17%) CSS
7 4 (6.78%) jQuery
8 2 (3.39%) JSON
8 2 (3.39%) Django
8 2 (3.39%) CSS3
8 2 (3.39%) Sass
8 2 (3.39%) LESS
8 2 (3.39%) OOCSS
8 2 (3.39%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) Computer Science
2 24 (40.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (47.46%) Linux
2 22 (37.29%) Debian
2 22 (37.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) OO
2 24 (40.68%) Software Engineering
3 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (30.51%) Project Management
5 17 (28.81%) Mentoring
6 13 (22.03%) Software Testing
7 11 (18.64%) Quality Management
7 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
8 10 (16.95%) Test Scripting
8 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.95%) SDLC
9 8 (13.56%) Test Management
10 6 (10.17%) Open Source
10 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.17%) DevOps
10 6 (10.17%) Manual Testing
10 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Web Development
11 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) Java
2 23 (38.98%) Perl
3 9 (15.25%) SQL
3 9 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.56%) Python
5 7 (11.86%) C#
6 4 (6.78%) C++
7 3 (5.08%) XPath
8 2 (3.39%) VBScript
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 3 (5.08%) CISSP
3 3 (5.08%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (62.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter
Edinburgh
Sanderson
Salary: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago