The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 27 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.49% 1.61% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.76% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 10
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,400 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
991 1139 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.51% 91.49% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 628 770 790
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 £67,500 £61,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Edinburgh region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 29 (56.86%) Test Automation
2 26 (50.98%) Finance
3 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (43.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (37.25%) Cucumber
6 18 (35.29%) Defect Management
6 18 (35.29%) HP UFT
7 16 (31.37%) SpecFlow
7 16 (31.37%) Gherkin
8 15 (29.41%) Selenium
8 15 (29.41%) ISEB
9 14 (27.45%) C#
9 14 (27.45%) SQL
10 13 (25.49%) Integration Testing
11 11 (21.57%) Test Strategy
11 11 (21.57%) Java
12 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
13 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
13 9 (17.65%) Python
14 8 (15.69%) .NET
14 8 (15.69%) FitNesse
15 7 (13.73%) Linux
15 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
16 6 (11.76%) HP
16 6 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
16 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (9.80%) Software Delivery

Software 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.96%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Cucumber
2 18 (35.29%) HP UFT
3 16 (31.37%) SpecFlow
4 15 (29.41%) Selenium
5 8 (15.69%) FitNesse
6 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
7 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.92%) Robot Framework
8 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.96%) JUnit
9 1 (1.96%) Maven
9 1 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
1 21 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) Test Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Test Leader
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Graduate
5 3 (5.88%) Graduate Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Manual Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.92%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (3.92%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) Gherkin
2 8 (15.69%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) JSON
3 2 (3.92%) Node.js
3 2 (3.92%) REST
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 2 (3.92%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) J2EE
4 1 (1.96%) RESTful
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.96%) EPoS
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) Test Automation
2 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (35.29%) Defect Management
4 13 (25.49%) Integration Testing
5 11 (21.57%) Test Strategy
6 10 (19.61%) Manual Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Feasibility Study
9 5 (9.80%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.80%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (7.84%) Data Management
10 4 (7.84%) Scrum
10 4 (7.84%) SDLC
10 4 (7.84%) User Stories
11 3 (5.88%) BDD
11 3 (5.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) C#
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) ISEB
2 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago