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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 81 59 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.97% 2.45% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 2.75% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 24
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -15.55%
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
1121 1199 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.70% 88.95% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 672 727 928
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,300 £60,000
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 30 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 21 (63.64%) Manual Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Release Management
4 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.15%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) API Testing
5 5 (15.15%) REST
5 5 (15.15%) Jasmine
5 5 (15.15%) BDD
5 5 (15.15%) JIRA
5 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
5 5 (15.15%) TDD
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) SOAP
5 5 (15.15%) ISEB
6 4 (12.12%) Finance
6 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) QA
7 3 (9.09%) Degree
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
8 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
8 2 (6.06%) FitNesse

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 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Jasmine
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
1 5 (15.15%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.06%) FitNesse
2 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.03%) Protractor
3 1 (3.03%) Robot Framework
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) TestLink
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
1 17 (51.52%) Test Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Senior Test Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (3.03%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) REST
1 5 (15.15%) SOAP
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 21 (63.64%) Manual Testing
3 14 (42.42%) Release Management
4 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 5 (15.15%) API Testing
5 5 (15.15%) BDD
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Defect Management
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Test Management
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) C#
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Telerik
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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