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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 79 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 2.88% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 3.22% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 36 25
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £19,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £51,250 £48,500
UK excluding London median 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
1072 1272 1405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.62% 89.45% 88.20%
Number of salaries quoted 601 793 917
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) Degree
2 21 (53.85%) OO
3 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 17 (43.59%) HTML
5 16 (41.03%) C#
6 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
7 14 (35.90%) Open Source
7 14 (35.90%) .NET
8 12 (30.77%) HTML5
8 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
9 11 (28.21%) SDLC
9 11 (28.21%) Java
10 10 (25.64%) Project Management
11 9 (23.08%) Node.js
12 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
12 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.51%) ISEB
12 8 (20.51%) Linux
12 8 (20.51%) LAMP
12 8 (20.51%) Perl
12 8 (20.51%) MySQL
12 8 (20.51%) Apache
12 8 (20.51%) Web Services
12 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
12 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
13 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
13 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
13 7 (17.95%) CGI

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 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
1 8 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.95%) RDBMS
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Selenium
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.69%) Grunt
4 3 (7.69%) gulp
5 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.56%) JMeter
5 1 (2.56%) JUnit
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.38%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) .NET
3 12 (30.77%) HTML5
4 9 (23.08%) Node.js
5 8 (20.51%) LAMP
5 8 (20.51%) Web Services
6 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
6 7 (17.95%) Backbone.js
6 7 (17.95%) CGI
6 7 (17.95%) JSP
6 7 (17.95%) React
6 7 (17.95%) Servlets
6 7 (17.95%) SOAP
7 6 (15.38%) CSS
8 5 (12.82%) jQuery
9 3 (7.69%) LESS
9 3 (7.69%) OOCSS
9 3 (7.69%) Sass
10 2 (5.13%) J2EE
10 2 (5.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Derivative
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) EPoS
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Debian
2 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) OO
3 14 (35.90%) Open Source
4 12 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 11 (28.21%) SDLC
6 10 (25.64%) Project Management
7 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.95%) High Availability
8 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
8 7 (17.95%) Quality Management
9 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) Web Development
10 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.26%) DevOps
11 4 (10.26%) TDD
12 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
12 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 11 (28.21%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) Perl
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Degree
2 8 (20.51%) ISEB
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) VMware