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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 77 106 103
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 17 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.22% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 5
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Test Automation Engineer
Scotland

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
1044 1386 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.43% 95.59% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 676 880 953
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (94.74%) Test Automation
3 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) .NET
4 12 (63.16%) Finance
5 11 (57.89%) C#
6 9 (47.37%) Scrum
7 8 (42.11%) WebDriver
8 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
8 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
8 7 (36.84%) ISEB
8 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
9 6 (31.58%) OOP
9 6 (31.58%) OO
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 6 (31.58%) HP
9 6 (31.58%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) NUnit
9 6 (31.58%) Subversion
9 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
9 6 (31.58%) User Stories
9 6 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (31.58%) MSTest
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
9 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
9 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
9 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing

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 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (42.11%) WebDriver
3 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
3 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
4 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
4 6 (31.58%) MSTest
4 6 (31.58%) NUnit
4 6 (31.58%) Subversion
4 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (21.05%) Jasmine
5 4 (21.05%) JIRA
5 4 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (10.53%) Robot Framework
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
3 4 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Test Automation
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) Waterfall
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
5 6 (31.58%) OO
5 6 (31.58%) OOP
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 6 (31.58%) User Stories
6 4 (21.05%) API Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
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