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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 61 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 34 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.13% 1.74% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 1.92% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 23
Median salary £38,000 £41,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.43% +22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,550 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
989 1305 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.15% 90.75% 89.68%
Number of salaries quoted 634 807 909
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 5 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 27 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 21 (38.89%) Cucumber
5 21 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (35.19%) Defect Management
6 19 (35.19%) HP UFT
7 17 (31.48%) Selenium
8 15 (27.78%) SpecFlow
8 15 (27.78%) Gherkin
8 15 (27.78%) SQL
9 14 (25.93%) ISEB
9 14 (25.93%) Test Strategy
10 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
11 12 (22.22%) C#
12 10 (18.52%) Java
12 10 (18.52%) ISTQB
13 9 (16.67%) Manual Testing
13 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (14.81%) .NET
14 8 (14.81%) Python
15 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
15 7 (12.96%) FitNesse
15 7 (12.96%) QA
16 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (11.11%) Automation Testing
16 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
16 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

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 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Cucumber
2 19 (35.19%) HP UFT
3 17 (31.48%) Selenium
4 15 (27.78%) SpecFlow
5 7 (12.96%) FitNesse
6 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (9.26%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.70%) JUnit
7 2 (3.70%) Maven
7 2 (3.70%) Robot Framework
7 2 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
1 19 (35.19%) Test Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Test Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 6 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Manual Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Graduate
7 2 (3.70%) Graduate Test Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Testing Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Gherkin
2 8 (14.81%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) HTML
3 2 (3.70%) J2EE
3 2 (3.70%) JSON
3 2 (3.70%) Node.js
3 2 (3.70%) REST
3 2 (3.70%) Spring
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.70%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.85%) EPoS
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (35.19%) Defect Management
5 14 (25.93%) Test Strategy
6 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
7 9 (16.67%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Automation Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.26%) Feasibility Study
10 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
10 5 (9.26%) Test Management
10 5 (9.26%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (7.41%) BDD
11 4 (7.41%) Coaching
11 4 (7.41%) Prototyping
11 4 (7.41%) Scrum
11 4 (7.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) C#
3 10 (18.52%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) ISEB
2 10 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
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