The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 66 70 88
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.19% 1.83% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.01% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 11
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £42,500 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
1012 1146 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.17% 91.31% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 677 773 743
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (54.69%) Selenium
3 30 (46.88%) Finance
4 27 (42.19%) Software Testing
4 27 (42.19%) SpecFlow
5 26 (40.63%) Gherkin
5 26 (40.63%) C#
5 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 23 (35.94%) .NET
7 19 (29.69%) SQL
8 18 (28.13%) Cucumber
9 17 (26.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
10 16 (25.00%) HP UFT
11 14 (21.88%) Java
11 14 (21.88%) WebDriver
11 14 (21.88%) User Stories
11 14 (21.88%) Defect Management
12 13 (20.31%) BDD
12 13 (20.31%) Waterfall
12 13 (20.31%) Manual Testing
13 12 (18.75%) Integration Testing
13 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
13 12 (18.75%) Scrum
14 11 (17.19%) ISEB
15 10 (15.63%) HP
15 10 (15.63%) OOP
15 10 (15.63%) OO
15 10 (15.63%) Subversion
15 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting

Test Automation
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 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (54.69%) Selenium
2 27 (42.19%) SpecFlow
3 18 (28.13%) Cucumber
4 16 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 14 (21.88%) WebDriver
6 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
7 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
7 10 (15.63%) Subversion
7 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (14.06%) MSTest
8 9 (14.06%) NUnit
9 8 (12.50%) JIRA
10 7 (10.94%) Jasmine
11 6 (9.38%) FitNesse
12 5 (7.81%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
14 3 (4.69%) JUnit
14 3 (4.69%) Protractor
15 2 (3.13%) Hudson
15 2 (3.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Games
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Test Engineer
2 25 (39.06%) Test Automation Engineer
3 15 (23.44%) Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Test Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Tester
5 6 (9.38%) QA Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.81%) Automation Tester
6 5 (7.81%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Software Tester
7 4 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
7 4 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Graduate
8 3 (4.69%) Graduate Test Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Test Automation Developer
10 1 (1.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) Gherkin
2 23 (35.94%) .NET
3 6 (9.38%) REST
4 5 (7.81%) SOAP
5 4 (6.25%) CSS
5 4 (6.25%) HTML
6 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.13%) J2EE
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
7 1 (1.56%) JSON
7 1 (1.56%) Node.js
7 1 (1.56%) Spring
7 1 (1.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) Software Testing
3 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
3 17 (26.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (21.88%) Defect Management
4 14 (21.88%) User Stories
5 13 (20.31%) BDD
5 13 (20.31%) Manual Testing
5 13 (20.31%) Waterfall
6 12 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 12 (18.75%) Scrum
7 10 (15.63%) OO
7 10 (15.63%) OOP
7 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 9 (14.06%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (12.50%) TDD
10 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.38%) SDLC
11 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) C#
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 14 (21.88%) Java
4 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) Python
5 2 (3.13%) VBA
6 1 (1.56%) Delphi
6 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) ISEB
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) HP
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
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