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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 75 68 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.61% 2.01% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.21% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 10
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £38,250 £29,595
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%

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
1034 1132 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.40% 91.22% 88.15%
Number of salaries quoted 688 764 741
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 20 February 2017.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
3 14 (43.75%) Selenium
4 12 (37.50%) C#
4 12 (37.50%) BDD
5 11 (34.38%) SDLC
6 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 10 (31.25%) .NET
6 10 (31.25%) Finance
7 9 (28.13%) TDD
7 9 (28.13%) QA
7 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
8 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.88%) Java
9 7 (21.88%) Degree
9 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
10 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
10 6 (18.75%) ISEB
10 6 (18.75%) Linux
10 6 (18.75%) OO
10 6 (18.75%) Scrum
11 5 (15.63%) Banking
11 5 (15.63%) Python
11 5 (15.63%) HP
11 5 (15.63%) HTML

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
3 6 (18.75%) SpecFlow
4 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.50%) Subversion
5 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.38%) JIRA
5 3 (9.38%) MSTest
5 3 (9.38%) NUnit
5 3 (9.38%) SonarQube
5 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
6 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.25%) Robot Framework
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.13%) JUnit
7 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Software Tester
5 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Developer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Manager
6 3 (9.38%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Quality Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Software Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Software QA Manager
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Development Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) REST
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.25%) HTML5
5 2 (6.25%) Node.js
5 2 (6.25%) SOAP
5 2 (6.25%) Spring
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.13%) J2EE
6 1 (3.13%) React
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
3 12 (37.50%) BDD
4 11 (34.38%) SDLC
5 9 (28.13%) TDD
5 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
6 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.75%) OO
8 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (12.50%) DevOps
10 4 (12.50%) OOP
10 4 (12.50%) Open Source
11 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) VBA
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
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