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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 74 63 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 42 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.95% 2.73% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 3.04% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 9
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1120 1383 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.06% 90.04% 86.98%
Number of salaries quoted 758 887 841
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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%

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 30 August 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 15 (41.67%) Finance
1 15 (41.67%) Manual Testing
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Selenium
3 12 (33.33%) QA
3 12 (33.33%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (30.56%) Games
4 11 (30.56%) Software Testing
5 10 (27.78%) Retail
6 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (25.00%) Robot Framework
7 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 7 (19.44%) HP UFT
8 7 (19.44%) BDD
8 7 (19.44%) SpecFlow
8 7 (19.44%) Gherkin
8 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
8 7 (19.44%) Defect Management
9 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 6 (16.67%) ISEB
9 6 (16.67%) TDD
9 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 6 (16.67%) JIRA
10 5 (13.89%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Selenium
2 9 (25.00%) Robot Framework
3 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 7 (19.44%) HP UFT
4 7 (19.44%) SpecFlow
5 6 (16.67%) JIRA
6 5 (13.89%) Jasmine
6 5 (13.89%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (11.11%) FitNesse
8 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.78%) Bugzilla
9 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.78%) Maven
9 1 (2.78%) Protractor
9 1 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (2.78%) Subversion
9 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.78%) TestLink
9 1 (2.78%) TestRail
9 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Games
3 10 (27.78%) Retail
4 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Test Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) QA Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Test Leader
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 2 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (2.78%) Applications Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.78%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.78%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Gherkin
2 5 (13.89%) REST
2 5 (13.89%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) EPoS
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Manual Testing
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Software Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (19.44%) BDD
6 7 (19.44%) Defect Management
6 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 6 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (13.89%) API Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.11%) Test Management
10 3 (8.33%) Scrum
10 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
10 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 2 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
1 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Telerik
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 19 days ago