The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting 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 Scripting over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 59 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 52 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.30% 1.50% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 1.77% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 42 12 4
Average salary £36,250 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.20% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,750 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
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
1390 1242 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.25% 84.60% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 881 819 639
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Edinburgh region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) Finance
3 27 (31.76%) ISTQB
4 24 (28.24%) Test Strategy
5 22 (25.88%) Test Automation
5 22 (25.88%) QA
6 21 (24.71%) Banking
7 20 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 17 (20.00%) Test Management
8 17 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 16 (18.82%) HP UFT
9 16 (18.82%) ISEB
9 16 (18.82%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (17.65%) SQL
11 14 (16.47%) Performance Testing
11 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
12 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
12 13 (15.29%) TDD
12 13 (15.29%) Release Management
13 12 (14.12%) Asset Management
13 12 (14.12%) HP
13 12 (14.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (14.12%) Test Planning
14 11 (12.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 11 (12.94%) Automated Testing
15 10 (11.76%) Selenium
15 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (11.76%) Risk Management
16 9 (10.59%) V-Model
16 9 (10.59%) SDLC

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
1 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) FTP
2 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) HP UFT
2 10 (11.76%) Selenium
3 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.06%) Ant
5 5 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.35%) JMeter
8 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.18%) Maven
8 1 (1.18%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.18%) MSTest
8 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.18%) JUnit
8 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.18%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.18%) TestLink
General
1 30 (35.29%) Finance
2 21 (24.71%) Banking
3 9 (10.59%) Retail
4 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (44.71%) Analyst
2 36 (42.35%) Test Analyst
3 15 (17.65%) Tester
4 14 (16.47%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (16.47%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Automation Tester
6 8 (9.41%) QA Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.71%) Junior
9 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.35%) Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Performance Tester
10 2 (2.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) Web Services
2 3 (3.53%) Ajax
2 3 (3.53%) HTML
2 3 (3.53%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) jQuery
2 3 (3.53%) CSS
3 2 (2.35%) HTML5
3 2 (2.35%) CSS3
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.35%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) Dojo
4 1 (1.18%) EJB
4 1 (1.18%) Qt
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Data Integration
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.18%) Derivative
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.24%) Test Strategy
3 22 (25.88%) Test Automation
4 20 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 17 (20.00%) Test Management
5 17 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 14 (16.47%) Performance Testing
6 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
7 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
7 13 (15.29%) Release Management
7 13 (15.29%) TDD
8 12 (14.12%) Asset Management
8 12 (14.12%) Test Planning
9 11 (12.94%) Automated Testing
10 10 (11.76%) Risk Management
11 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.59%) ITIL
11 9 (10.59%) Project Management
11 9 (10.59%) SDLC
11 9 (10.59%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) Python
3 7 (8.24%) Java
4 6 (7.06%) C#
5 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.35%) XPath
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (31.76%) ISTQB
2 16 (18.82%) ISEB
3 12 (14.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (12.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (9.41%) Degree
5 8 (9.41%) CISSP
5 8 (9.41%) CISA
6 1 (1.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.88%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.06%) Puppet
2 6 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) HP
2 7 (8.24%) Informatica
3 5 (5.88%) Teradata
4 2 (2.35%) Telerik
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.18%) Sybase
5 1 (1.18%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.18%) Twitter
5 1 (1.18%) Charles River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 27 days ago