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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 85 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 0.95% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.14% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £36,250 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.60% -2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1141 1143 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.58% 83.31% 82.99%
Number of salaries quoted 744 748 622
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Selenium
3 12 (35.29%) QA
3 12 (35.29%) Software Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Test Management
4 10 (29.41%) Finance
5 8 (23.53%) Degree
6 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
6 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 6 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) WinForms
9 4 (11.76%) ISEB
9 4 (11.76%) Windows
9 4 (11.76%) Linux
9 4 (11.76%) C++
9 4 (11.76%) Java
9 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
9 4 (11.76%) Web Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow
9 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 4 (11.76%) SpecFlow
4 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.88%) JMeter
5 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.88%) JUnit
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.88%) Appium
6 1 (2.94%) Grunt
6 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.94%) Bower
6 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.94%) SilkPerformer
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Test Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Test Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) QA Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) WinForms
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) SVG
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) EJB
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) D3.js
4 1 (2.94%) Sass
4 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Telematics
3 1 (2.94%) Social Media
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Test Management
4 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Security Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Web Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) System Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Product Management
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security
7 3 (8.82%) Validation
7 3 (8.82%) Line Management
8 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C++
2 4 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) PHP
3 3 (8.82%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.94%) XPath
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Dell
3 2 (5.88%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
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