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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 71 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.84% 2.43% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.69% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 19
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software 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
1046 1449 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.51% 90.45% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 739 907 867
Median salary £47,750 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 28 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 17 (39.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (39.53%) Cucumber
4 16 (37.21%) Defect Management
5 15 (34.88%) HP UFT
5 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
6 13 (30.23%) Test Strategy
7 10 (23.26%) SpecFlow
7 10 (23.26%) Gherkin
7 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
8 9 (20.93%) ISEB
8 9 (20.93%) Test Management
8 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.60%) Selenium
9 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
10 7 (16.28%) SQL
10 7 (16.28%) QA
10 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
10 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Banking
11 6 (13.95%) ETL
12 5 (11.63%) FitNesse
12 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
12 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
12 5 (11.63%) Coaching

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 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) DocumentDB
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Cucumber
2 15 (34.88%) HP UFT
3 10 (23.26%) SpecFlow
4 8 (18.60%) Selenium
5 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (11.63%) FitNesse
7 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.65%) JUnit
7 2 (4.65%) Maven
7 2 (4.65%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Electronics
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Test Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Test Leader
3 8 (18.60%) Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Team Leader
4 5 (11.63%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Manual Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Junior Software Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Junior Tester
8 1 (2.33%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.65%) J2EE
2 2 (4.65%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) EPoS
3 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (37.21%) Defect Management
4 15 (34.88%) Test Automation
5 13 (30.23%) Test Strategy
6 9 (20.93%) Test Management
7 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
9 6 (13.95%) ETL
9 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Coaching
10 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
11 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Scrum
11 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
12 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
12 3 (6.98%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
2 9 (20.93%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum + Pension and Bonus Schemes
Posted: 22 days ago