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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 76 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.32% 1.95% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.13% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 6
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £31,700 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
968 1176 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.32% 91.59% 88.32%
Number of salaries quoted 614 799 792
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,834 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £64,000
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
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 21 January 2017.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 12 (46.15%) Selenium
4 11 (42.31%) BDD
4 11 (42.31%) C#
5 10 (38.46%) TDD
6 9 (34.62%) QA
6 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
6 9 (34.62%) SDLC
7 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 8 (30.77%) Finance
7 8 (30.77%) .NET
8 7 (26.92%) OO
8 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
8 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
9 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Banking
9 6 (23.08%) Scrum
9 6 (23.08%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) Java
10 5 (19.23%) OOP
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (15.38%) REST
11 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
11 4 (15.38%) DevOps
11 4 (15.38%) Test Management

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 (15.38%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) MSTest
4 3 (11.54%) NUnit
4 3 (11.54%) SonarQube
4 3 (11.54%) Subversion
4 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.69%) Robot Framework
6 1 (3.85%) Appium
6 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) JUnit
6 1 (3.85%) Maven
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Test Engineer
1 8 (30.77%) Tester
2 7 (26.92%) Software Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) QA Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) QA Manager
5 3 (11.54%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Quality Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Software Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Software QA Manager
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) Gherkin
4 3 (11.54%) Node.js
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE
6 1 (3.85%) Spring
6 1 (3.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Physics
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 11 (42.31%) BDD
4 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
5 9 (34.62%) SDLC
6 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 7 (26.92%) OO
7 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Scrum
8 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (19.23%) OOP
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (15.38%) DevOps
10 4 (15.38%) Test Management
11 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 3 (11.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) HP
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
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