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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 78 64 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 17 46 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 2.94% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 3.24% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 18
Median salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,738 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.74% -
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
1118 1419 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.12% 90.67% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 739 918 842
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 24 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (34.15%) Defect Management
4 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
5 12 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (29.27%) HP UFT
6 11 (26.83%) Test Management
6 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
6 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
7 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
7 10 (24.39%) ISEB
8 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
8 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
9 8 (19.51%) Selenium
9 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (17.07%) SpecFlow
10 7 (17.07%) Gherkin
10 7 (17.07%) QA
10 7 (17.07%) Banking
10 7 (17.07%) ETL
10 7 (17.07%) SQL
11 6 (14.63%) Degree
11 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
12 5 (12.20%) C#
12 5 (12.20%) HP
12 5 (12.20%) Coaching
12 5 (12.20%) Prototyping
13 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence

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 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Modbus
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
2 12 (29.27%) HP UFT
3 8 (19.51%) Selenium
3 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (17.07%) SpecFlow
5 4 (9.76%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Maven
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Electronics
3 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Test Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) Test Leader
4 7 (17.07%) Tester
5 6 (14.63%) Team Leader
5 6 (14.63%) Test Team Leader
6 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) JSON
2 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Defect Management
3 12 (29.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (26.83%) Test Automation
4 11 (26.83%) Test Management
5 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
6 9 (21.95%) Regression Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.07%) ETL
8 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Coaching
9 5 (12.20%) Prototyping
10 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
10 4 (9.76%) Scrum
10 4 (9.76%) System Testing
11 3 (7.32%) ITIL
11 3 (7.32%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) ISTQB
2 10 (24.39%) ISEB
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) HP
3 4 (9.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Charles River