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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 70 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 32 53 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.33% 3.25% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.79% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 40 5
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
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
1187 1397 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.58% 85.60% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 697 911 490
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 24 (50.00%) HTML
2 21 (43.75%) QA
3 18 (37.50%) SQL
3 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 17 (35.42%) Mentoring
5 16 (33.33%) HTML5
5 16 (33.33%) XML
6 15 (31.25%) .NET
6 15 (31.25%) Degree
7 14 (29.17%) Java
7 14 (29.17%) C#
7 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
8 13 (27.08%) Web Services
8 13 (27.08%) CSS
8 13 (27.08%) OO
9 12 (25.00%) Selenium
9 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
10 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
10 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
10 11 (22.92%) Finance
10 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
10 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
10 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.83%) Oracle
11 10 (20.83%) Perl
11 10 (20.83%) SOAP
12 9 (18.75%) JSP
12 9 (18.75%) Servlets

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 9 (18.75%) Apache
2 8 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) LDAP
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) Relational Database
2 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (16.67%) MySQL
4 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Selenium
2 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (14.58%) JUnit
5 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.17%) WinRunner
8 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
8 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (4.17%) JIRA
8 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.17%) JMeter
8 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
8 2 (4.17%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (4.17%) GitLab
8 2 (4.17%) MSBuild
8 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) AWS Developer
5 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) HTML
2 16 (33.33%) XML
2 16 (33.33%) HTML5
3 15 (31.25%) .NET
4 13 (27.08%) CSS
4 13 (27.08%) Web Services
5 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
5 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET
6 10 (20.83%) SOAP
7 9 (18.75%) JSP
7 9 (18.75%) Servlets
8 8 (16.67%) jQuery
9 7 (14.58%) CGI
10 4 (8.33%) Ajax
10 4 (8.33%) WCF
10 4 (8.33%) LINQ
10 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
10 4 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (8.33%) Regular Expression
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Open Source
3 4 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) GIS
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) Debian
2 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Mentoring
3 13 (27.08%) OO
4 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
5 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
6 9 (18.75%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.58%) Scrum
9 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.42%) Information Security
9 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) TDD
9 5 (10.42%) OOD
9 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.42%) Cyber Security
10 4 (8.33%) Data Management
10 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) C#
3 14 (29.17%) Java
4 10 (20.83%) Perl
5 9 (18.75%) XPath
6 7 (14.58%) Python
7 4 (8.33%) XQuery
7 4 (8.33%) C++
8 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.25%) Ruby
9 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) CISSP
2 5 (10.42%) CISA
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) Cognos
5 2 (4.17%) Siebel
6 1 (2.08%) Informatica
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.08%) Hyland
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