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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 83 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 26 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 1.90% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.16% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 23
Median salary £41,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% -15.55%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
1167 1203 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.12% 88.13% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 740 719 930
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £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 6 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 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 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (70.73%) Test Scripting
3 27 (65.85%) Manual Testing
4 21 (51.22%) Release Management
5 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
5 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
5 7 (17.07%) ISEB
5 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.63%) Finance
7 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) SOAP
7 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 5 (12.20%) JIRA
7 5 (12.20%) TDD
7 5 (12.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
7 5 (12.20%) API Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (12.20%) Performance Testing
7 5 (12.20%) BDD
7 5 (12.20%) REST
8 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.76%) SQL
9 3 (7.32%) .NET
9 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
9 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.32%) HP
9 3 (7.32%) QA
9 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.32%) Cucumber

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
1 5 (12.20%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.88%) Bugzilla
3 2 (4.88%) FitNesse
3 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.44%) Protractor
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) TestLink
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Analyst
1 27 (65.85%) Test Analyst
2 22 (53.66%) Senior Analyst
2 22 (53.66%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Test Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (4.88%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) REST
1 5 (12.20%) SOAP
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) EPoS
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (70.73%) Test Scripting
3 27 (65.85%) Manual Testing
4 21 (51.22%) Release Management
5 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.20%) API Testing
6 5 (12.20%) BDD
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Performance Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Defect Management
8 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.88%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Functional Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
9 2 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Tcl
3 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) ISEB
1 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.20%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) HP
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Telerik
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salkary & Excellent benefits
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