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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 80 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.40% 2.27% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.51% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 15
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
1106 1317 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.03% 90.64% 87.26%
Number of salaries quoted 646 846 864
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (43.75%) Manual Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
5 8 (25.00%) QA
5 8 (25.00%) Java
5 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
6 7 (21.88%) Selenium
6 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Retail
7 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.75%) ISEB
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Games
7 6 (18.75%) Robot Framework
7 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 6 (18.75%) BDD
8 5 (15.63%) SpecFlow
8 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
8 5 (15.63%) Jasmine
8 5 (15.63%) REST
8 5 (15.63%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (15.63%) API Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (15.63%) 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 6 (18.75%) Robot Framework
3 5 (15.63%) HP UFT
3 5 (15.63%) Jasmine
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
3 5 (15.63%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (15.63%) SpecFlow
4 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Games
2 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Test Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) QA Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Tester
7 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
1 5 (15.63%) REST
1 5 (15.63%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) EPoS
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (43.75%) Manual Testing
2 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (18.75%) BDD
6 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 5 (15.63%) API Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Release Management
9 3 (9.38%) Test Management
9 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
10 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Telerik
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
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