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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 75 47 82
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +35
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 21 65 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 4.63% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 5.20% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14 48 23
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
1076 1251 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.57% 89.10% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 612 764 907
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
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 25 June 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (47.06%) Finance
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 16 (31.37%) ISEB
4 14 (27.45%) Banking
4 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
6 12 (23.53%) SQL
7 11 (21.57%) C#
7 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
8 10 (19.61%) Degree
8 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (17.65%) Defect Management
9 9 (17.65%) Test Management
9 9 (17.65%) ETL
10 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
10 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
10 8 (15.69%) Information Assurance
10 8 (15.69%) Security Testing
10 8 (15.69%) QA
10 8 (15.69%) Selenium
10 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
11 7 (13.73%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (13.73%) Project Planning
11 7 (13.73%) Marketing
11 7 (13.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (13.73%) Manual Testing
11 7 (13.73%) System Testing
11 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server

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 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.92%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Modbus
1 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
2 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.76%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.88%) FitNesse
4 3 (5.88%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Maven
5 1 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Banking
3 7 (13.73%) Electronics
3 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
3 7 (13.73%) Marketing
3 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.80%) Retail
5 4 (7.84%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (5.88%) Front Office
7 1 (1.96%) Law
7 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 16 (31.37%) Analyst
3 15 (29.41%) Test Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) J2EE
3 1 (1.96%) JSON
3 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) EPoS
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
4 11 (21.57%) Regression Testing
5 9 (17.65%) Defect Management
5 9 (17.65%) ETL
5 9 (17.65%) Test Management
6 8 (15.69%) Information Assurance
6 8 (15.69%) Security Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
6 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
7 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (13.73%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (13.73%) Manual Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Programme Management
7 7 (13.73%) Project Planning
7 7 (13.73%) System Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Coaching
9 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) C#
3 7 (13.73%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) C++
4 4 (7.84%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 16 (31.37%) ISEB
3 10 (19.61%) Degree
3 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) SAP
3 6 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Charles River
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