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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 72 37 94
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +57
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 66 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 4.80% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 5.39% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16 45 20
Median salary £39,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1110 1224 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.69% 89.08% 87.97%
Number of salaries quoted 675 747 915
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) ISTQB
4 17 (36.17%) ISEB
5 15 (31.91%) Banking
6 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
7 12 (25.53%) SQL
8 11 (23.40%) C#
9 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Degree
9 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (19.15%) Security Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Information Assurance
11 8 (17.02%) ETL
11 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (17.02%) Defect Management
12 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (14.89%) HP
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.89%) SAP
12 7 (14.89%) Electronics
12 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
12 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
12 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
12 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
12 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
12 7 (14.89%) Test Management
12 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
12 7 (14.89%) System Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Modbus
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Selenium
2 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.64%) HP UFT
4 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 22 (46.81%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Electronics
3 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.89%) Marketing
3 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
4 6 (12.77%) Retail
5 4 (8.51%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (6.38%) Front Office
7 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
8 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Test Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Test Leader
3 7 (14.89%) Tester
4 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.51%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) HTML5
2 1 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.13%) EPoS
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (25.53%) Test Scripting
4 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
5 9 (19.15%) Information Assurance
5 9 (19.15%) Security Testing
6 8 (17.02%) Defect Management
6 8 (17.02%) ETL
7 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.89%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Programme Management
7 7 (14.89%) Project Planning
7 7 (14.89%) System Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Test Automation
7 7 (14.89%) Test Management
7 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Migration
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) C++
4 4 (8.51%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) ISTQB
2 17 (36.17%) ISEB
3 10 (21.28%) Degree
3 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) HP
1 7 (14.89%) SAP
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Charles River