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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 83 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.20% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Test Automation
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
1217 1033 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.35% 84.88% 79.41%
Number of salaries quoted 821 640 675
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 21 (45.65%) C++
1 21 (45.65%) Software Testing
2 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
2 17 (36.96%) C
2 17 (36.96%) Stress Testing
2 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
2 17 (36.96%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) Finance
3 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
3 8 (17.39%) QA
4 7 (15.22%) BDD
5 6 (13.04%) Degree
5 6 (13.04%) Java
5 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.87%) SQL
6 5 (10.87%) Linux
6 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
7 4 (8.70%) jQuery
7 4 (8.70%) Test Management
7 4 (8.70%) Product Management
7 4 (8.70%) Big Data
7 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security
7 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
7 4 (8.70%) CSS
7 4 (8.70%) UNIX
7 4 (8.70%) Perl

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.17%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Selenium
1 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.17%) JMeter
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Software Engineer
1 17 (36.96%) Principal Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Principal Software Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Test Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Software Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Software Test Manager
5 6 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) QA Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior QA Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.17%) QA Test Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) CSS
1 4 (8.70%) HTML
1 4 (8.70%) jQuery
2 3 (6.52%) OOCSS
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) Java EE
3 1 (2.17%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Statistics
4 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Software Testing
2 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
2 17 (36.96%) Stress Testing
2 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
3 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 7 (15.22%) BDD
5 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security
6 4 (8.70%) Test Management
6 4 (8.70%) Product Management
6 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.52%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
8 2 (4.35%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Data Management
8 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) C++
2 17 (36.96%) C
3 6 (13.04%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) Perl
5 4 (8.70%) PHP
5 4 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) ISEB
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Dell
2 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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