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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 56 70 94
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.97% 2.16% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.39% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 8
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
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
1043 1424 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.25% 90.36% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 742 885 888
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 30 September 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 20 (43.48%) Selenium
2 20 (43.48%) Manual Testing
3 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (32.61%) Software Testing
4 15 (32.61%) Java
5 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
5 13 (28.26%) Games
5 13 (28.26%) QA
6 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
6 12 (26.09%) Retail
6 12 (26.09%) HP UFT
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.91%) BDD
7 11 (23.91%) SpecFlow
8 10 (21.74%) Gherkin
8 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
8 10 (21.74%) Robot Framework
8 10 (21.74%) Defect Management
8 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
9 9 (19.57%) TDD
9 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
10 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
11 7 (15.22%) JIRA
11 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
12 6 (13.04%) SOAP

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 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Selenium
2 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 12 (26.09%) HP UFT
3 11 (23.91%) SpecFlow
4 10 (21.74%) Robot Framework
5 7 (15.22%) JIRA
6 6 (13.04%) Jasmine
6 6 (13.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (10.87%) FitNesse
8 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
9 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.35%) JUnit
9 2 (4.35%) Maven
9 2 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (2.17%) Appium
10 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
10 1 (2.17%) Subversion
10 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Games
3 12 (26.09%) Retail
4 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Test Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) QA Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) QA Test Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Tester
5 7 (15.22%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Test Leader
6 5 (10.87%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (10.87%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Head of Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Gherkin
2 6 (13.04%) REST
2 6 (13.04%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) J2EE
3 2 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.35%) EPoS
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Manual Testing
2 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Software Testing
4 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (23.91%) BDD
6 10 (21.74%) Defect Management
6 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
7 9 (19.57%) TDD
7 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
9 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.04%) API Testing
11 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing
12 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (6.52%) Test Management
12 3 (6.52%) Test Planning
12 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
12 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.87%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) VBA
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.87%) ISEB
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Telerik
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
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