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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 30 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.18% 1.45% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.70% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 6
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £27,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1188 1413 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.27% 85.17% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 690 920 515
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) QA
2 21 (41.18%) Regression Testing
3 19 (37.25%) Scrum
4 18 (35.29%) Banking
5 17 (33.33%) Finance
5 17 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
6 16 (31.37%) TDD
6 16 (31.37%) Degree
7 15 (29.41%) Java
7 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 15 (29.41%) Python
8 14 (27.45%) Web Services
9 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
9 13 (25.49%) Automated Testing
9 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (21.57%) Retail
10 11 (21.57%) Project Management
10 11 (21.57%) ITIL
11 10 (19.61%) SQL
11 10 (19.61%) CISSP
11 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (19.61%) CISA
11 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (19.61%) Information Security
11 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
11 10 (19.61%) Selenium
11 10 (19.61%) Cyber Security
12 8 (15.69%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (15.69%) C#

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.96%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Selenium
2 8 (15.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.80%) Ant
5 4 (7.84%) LoadRunner
5 4 (7.84%) JMeter
5 4 (7.84%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.92%) WinRunner
6 2 (3.92%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.96%) MSTest
7 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.96%) Appium
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (35.29%) Banking
2 17 (33.33%) Finance
3 11 (21.57%) Retail
4 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.88%) Games
6 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) QA Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Junior
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Test Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Test Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Performance Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (27.45%) Web Services
2 7 (13.73%) .NET
3 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.80%) HTML
4 5 (9.80%) CSS
4 5 (9.80%) Ajax
5 4 (7.84%) XML
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.88%) jQuery
6 3 (5.88%) HTML5
6 3 (5.88%) CSS3
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.96%) JSON
8 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.96%) XSLT
8 1 (1.96%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.96%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Open Source
1 3 (5.88%) Xbox
1 3 (5.88%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (3.92%) GIS
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Android
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Regression Testing
3 19 (37.25%) Scrum
4 17 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 16 (31.37%) TDD
6 13 (25.49%) Automated Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
7 11 (21.57%) Project Management
7 11 (21.57%) ITIL
8 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (19.61%) Business Analysis
8 10 (19.61%) Information Security
8 10 (19.61%) Cyber Security
9 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.80%) Web Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) Java
1 15 (29.41%) JavaScript
1 15 (29.41%) Python
2 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 8 (15.69%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) XPath
4 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 10 (19.61%) CISSP
2 10 (19.61%) CISA
3 7 (13.73%) ISEB
4 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (41.18%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
1 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.80%) HP
2 3 (5.88%) Telerik
3 2 (3.92%) Siebel
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Charles River
4 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
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