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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 78 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 17 33 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 2.42% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.74% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 38
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1168 1205 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.12% 88.21% 87.85%
Number of salaries quoted 754 717 946
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 28 (68.29%) Degree
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (58.54%) OO
4 18 (43.90%) C#
4 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
4 18 (43.90%) .NET
4 18 (43.90%) Computer Science
5 17 (41.46%) HTML
6 14 (34.15%) HTML5
7 13 (31.71%) Open Source
7 13 (31.71%) Java
7 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
8 12 (29.27%) Linux
8 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
9 11 (26.83%) Project Management
9 11 (26.83%) Perl
9 11 (26.83%) Web Services
9 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
10 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
10 10 (24.39%) Apache
10 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
10 10 (24.39%) CGI
10 10 (24.39%) RDBMS
10 10 (24.39%) MySQL
10 10 (24.39%) JSP
10 10 (24.39%) Servlets
10 10 (24.39%) SOAP
10 10 (24.39%) Quality Management
10 10 (24.39%) Internet

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 10 (24.39%) Apache
1 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.51%) Node.js
3 2 (4.88%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) MySQL
1 10 (24.39%) RDBMS
1 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Selenium
3 3 (7.32%) Bugzilla
3 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.88%) Grunt
4 2 (4.88%) gulp
4 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) MSTest
5 1 (2.44%) TestLink
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) WebStorm
General
1 6 (14.63%) Games
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) C# Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.07%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Java Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Tester
9 2 (4.88%) Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) QA Leader
9 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) HTML5
4 11 (26.83%) Web Services
5 10 (24.39%) CGI
5 10 (24.39%) JSP
5 10 (24.39%) LAMP
5 10 (24.39%) Servlets
5 10 (24.39%) SOAP
6 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
7 6 (14.63%) Backbone.js
7 6 (14.63%) React
8 5 (12.20%) CSS
9 4 (9.76%) jQuery
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.88%) CSS3
11 2 (4.88%) D3.js
11 2 (4.88%) Raphaël
11 2 (4.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Computer Science
2 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Debian
2 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) OO
3 13 (31.71%) Mentoring
3 13 (31.71%) Open Source
4 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
5 11 (26.83%) Project Management
6 10 (24.39%) High Availability
6 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
6 10 (24.39%) Quality Management
7 9 (21.95%) SDLC
8 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.76%) Web Development
10 3 (7.32%) Coaching
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Test Planning
10 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) C#
1 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
2 13 (31.71%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) PHP 7
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) Degree
2 8 (19.51%) ISEB
3 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
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