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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 89 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.15% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.48% -
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
1207 1034 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.66% 84.41% 78.87%
Number of salaries quoted 795 635 678
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 20 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 20 (42.55%) C++
1 20 (42.55%) Software Testing
2 16 (34.04%) C
2 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.04%) Stress Testing
2 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
2 16 (34.04%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) BDD
3 9 (19.15%) QA
4 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
4 8 (17.02%) Finance
5 7 (14.89%) Linux
6 6 (12.77%) Product Management
6 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 6 (12.77%) Java
6 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.77%) Perl
6 6 (12.77%) Degree
7 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
7 5 (10.64%) Security Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
8 4 (8.51%) Release Management
8 4 (8.51%) jQuery
8 4 (8.51%) Test Management
8 4 (8.51%) Big Data
8 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.51%) Python
8 4 (8.51%) Dell
8 4 (8.51%) PHP

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
1 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.13%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Big Data
2 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.26%) Informix
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.13%) JMeter
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Software Engineer
2 16 (34.04%) Principal Software Engineer
2 16 (34.04%) Principal Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Test Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Software Manager
4 7 (14.89%) Software Test Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) QA Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Perl Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
1 4 (8.51%) CSS
1 4 (8.51%) jQuery
2 3 (6.38%) OOCSS
3 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) Dojo
4 1 (2.13%) LAMP
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Statistics
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Software Testing
2 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
2 16 (34.04%) Stress Testing
2 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) BDD
4 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
5 6 (12.77%) Product Management
6 5 (10.64%) Security Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Information Security
7 4 (8.51%) Release Management
7 4 (8.51%) Test Management
7 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.38%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Data Management
8 3 (6.38%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.26%) OO
9 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) C++
2 16 (34.04%) C
3 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.77%) Perl
4 4 (8.51%) PHP
4 4 (8.51%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Dell
2 2 (4.26%) JBoss
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Skyscanner
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Skyscanner
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus standard company benefits
Posted: 19 days ago