The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 79 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 14 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.27% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.26% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 4
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £49,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1050 1161 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 94.47% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 703 786 787
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Test Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (96.15%) Selenium
1 25 (96.15%) Test Automation
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (73.08%) .NET
4 18 (69.23%) C#
5 16 (61.54%) Finance
6 13 (50.00%) SpecFlow
7 12 (46.15%) Gherkin
8 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
8 11 (42.31%) Waterfall
8 11 (42.31%) ISEB
9 10 (38.46%) SQL
9 10 (38.46%) HP
9 10 (38.46%) Visual Studio
9 10 (38.46%) Scrum
9 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
9 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
10 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (34.62%) MSTest
10 9 (34.62%) User Stories
10 9 (34.62%) NUnit
10 9 (34.62%) Subversion
10 9 (34.62%) OOP
10 9 (34.62%) OO
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 9 (34.62%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (30.77%) BDD

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (96.15%) Selenium
2 13 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
4 10 (38.46%) Visual Studio
5 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
5 9 (34.62%) MSTest
5 9 (34.62%) NUnit
5 9 (34.62%) Subversion
5 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (19.23%) Jasmine
6 5 (19.23%) JIRA
6 5 (19.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.85%) Robot Framework
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) Gherkin
3 5 (19.23%) REST
3 5 (19.23%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Test Automation
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Waterfall
4 10 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (34.62%) OO
5 9 (34.62%) OOP
5 9 (34.62%) User Stories
6 8 (30.77%) BDD
6 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
8 5 (19.23%) API Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
8 5 (19.23%) TDD
9 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) HP
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago