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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 68 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 26 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.90% 1.95% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.28% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 4
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,816 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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
1178 1401 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.30% 85.37% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 700 908 511
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (57.14%) Selenium
3 16 (38.10%) Software Testing
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
4 15 (35.71%) Finance
5 13 (30.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (26.19%) QA
6 11 (26.19%) Automated Testing
6 11 (26.19%) WebDriver
7 10 (23.81%) Test Management
7 10 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (21.43%) BDD
9 8 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
9 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
9 8 (19.05%) JIRA
9 8 (19.05%) HTML
9 8 (19.05%) Scrum
10 7 (16.67%) TDD
10 7 (16.67%) JUnit
10 7 (16.67%) Linux
11 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 6 (14.29%) HTML5
11 6 (14.29%) User Stories
12 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
12 5 (11.90%) SpecFlow
12 5 (11.90%) XPath
12 5 (11.90%) Banking
12 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.90%) XML

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Selenium
2 11 (26.19%) WebDriver
3 10 (23.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (19.05%) Cucumber
4 8 (19.05%) JIRA
5 7 (16.67%) JUnit
6 5 (11.90%) SpecFlow
7 4 (9.52%) LoadRunner
8 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.76%) JMeter
9 2 (4.76%) SilkPerformer
9 2 (4.76%) MSTest
9 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.76%) QUnit
9 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
9 2 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (4.76%) Appium
10 1 (2.38%) Bower
10 1 (2.38%) Grunt
10 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
1 17 (40.48%) Test Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Test Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) HTML5
3 5 (11.90%) XML
4 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
5 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.76%) D3.js
5 2 (4.76%) Ember.js
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.38%) Ajax
6 1 (2.38%) jQuery
6 1 (2.38%) Dojo
6 1 (2.38%) Sass
6 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.38%) CSS3
6 1 (2.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Telematics
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Software Testing
3 13 (30.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (26.19%) Automated Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Test Management
6 9 (21.43%) BDD
7 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Scrum
8 7 (16.67%) TDD
9 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 6 (14.29%) User Stories
10 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
11 4 (9.52%) Validation
11 4 (9.52%) Investment Management
12 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
12 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
12 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
13 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
13 2 (4.76%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) XPath
2 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) C++
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) ISEB
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
1 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Charles River
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.38%) Hyland
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
Leith Docks, Edinburgh
The Scottish Government
Salary: £44,174 to £53, 918 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago