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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 46 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.10% 1.21% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 1.42% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 3
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
1316 1270 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.68% 85.58% 85.15%
Number of salaries quoted 840 842 647
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) Finance
3 23 (28.40%) ISTQB
4 22 (27.16%) QA
4 22 (27.16%) Banking
5 20 (24.69%) Test Strategy
6 17 (20.99%) Manual Testing
7 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
7 16 (19.75%) HP UFT
8 15 (18.52%) SQL
8 15 (18.52%) Software Testing
9 14 (17.28%) Automated Testing
9 14 (17.28%) ISEB
9 14 (17.28%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (17.28%) Test Management
10 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
10 13 (16.05%) HP
10 13 (16.05%) TDD
10 13 (16.05%) Performance Testing
11 12 (14.81%) Project Management
11 12 (14.81%) Risk Management
11 12 (14.81%) Waterfall
12 11 (13.58%) ITIL
12 11 (13.58%) Retail
12 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.35%) Information Security
13 10 (12.35%) Asset Management
13 10 (12.35%) Selenium
13 10 (12.35%) Business Analysis
13 10 (12.35%) CISA

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
1 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) FTP
2 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) HP UFT
2 10 (12.35%) Selenium
3 6 (7.41%) Ant
3 6 (7.41%) LoadRunner
3 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.94%) JMeter
5 3 (3.70%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.23%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.23%) TestLink
7 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.23%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.23%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.23%) MSTest
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 22 (27.16%) Banking
3 11 (13.58%) Retail
4 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Games
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Analyst
2 31 (38.27%) Test Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Tester
4 10 (12.35%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 8 (9.88%) Performance Analyst
6 8 (9.88%) Performance Test Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Test Leader
8 5 (6.17%) Junior
9 3 (3.70%) Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Test Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) Performance Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Performance Test Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) Senior QA Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) .NET
3 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.70%) CSS
4 3 (3.70%) XML
4 3 (3.70%) Ajax
4 3 (3.70%) HTML
5 2 (2.47%) jQuery
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.47%) HTML5
5 2 (2.47%) CSS3
5 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.23%) JSON
6 1 (1.23%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.23%) XSLT
6 1 (1.23%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.23%) GIS
4 1 (1.23%) Derivative
4 1 (1.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
2 3 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.69%) Test Strategy
3 17 (20.99%) Manual Testing
4 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
5 15 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 14 (17.28%) Automated Testing
6 14 (17.28%) Test Management
7 13 (16.05%) Performance Testing
7 13 (16.05%) Mentoring
7 13 (16.05%) TDD
8 12 (14.81%) Risk Management
8 12 (14.81%) Project Management
8 12 (14.81%) Waterfall
9 11 (13.58%) ITIL
9 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (12.35%) Information Security
10 10 (12.35%) Asset Management
10 10 (12.35%) Business Analysis
10 10 (12.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) Python
3 8 (9.88%) C#
3 8 (9.88%) Java
4 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.47%) XPath
5 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.23%) Perl
6 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (28.40%) ISTQB
2 14 (17.28%) ISEB
3 10 (12.35%) CISSP
3 10 (12.35%) CISA
4 9 (11.11%) Degree
4 9 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.16%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 14 (17.28%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (7.41%) Puppet
2 6 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) HP
2 7 (8.64%) Informatica
3 5 (6.17%) Teradata
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.47%) Telerik
6 1 (1.23%) Twitter
6 1 (1.23%) Charles River
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) Sybase
6 1 (1.23%) Siebel
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago