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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.94% 1.14% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.39% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 5
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +32.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £43,750 £39,500
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
1295 1227 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.62% 82.07% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 893 801 621
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,604 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 November 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) Finance
3 25 (48.08%) QA
4 20 (38.46%) Regression Testing
5 18 (34.62%) Selenium
6 14 (26.92%) Degree
7 13 (25.00%) Scrum
8 12 (23.08%) Java
8 12 (23.08%) SQL
8 12 (23.08%) Automated Testing
9 11 (21.15%) HP
9 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
9 11 (21.15%) Black-Box Testing
10 10 (19.23%) ISEB
10 10 (19.23%) Windows
10 10 (19.23%) TDD
10 10 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (19.23%) Puppet
11 9 (17.31%) Change Control
11 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (17.31%) Windows 2000
11 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
11 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
11 9 (17.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (17.31%) Migration
12 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
12 8 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
12 8 (15.38%) Web Services
12 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
13 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Selenium
2 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (9.62%) Ant
5 3 (5.77%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.77%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (3.85%) JMeter
7 1 (1.92%) Maven
7 1 (1.92%) JUnit
7 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.92%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.92%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) QA Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) Wintel Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Test Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Documentation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
3 6 (11.54%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) XSLT
4 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) Ajax
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.92%) Java EE
5 1 (1.92%) Dojo
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows 2000
2 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 13 (25.00%) Scrum
4 12 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 11 (21.15%) Black-Box Testing
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
6 10 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (17.31%) Migration
7 9 (17.31%) Change Control
8 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Automation Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Web Testing
12 4 (7.69%) Security Testing
12 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 4 (7.69%) V-Model
12 4 (7.69%) Information Assurance
12 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Java
1 12 (23.08%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) C#
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 10 (19.23%) ISEB
3 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
4 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (48.08%) QA
2 9 (17.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) HP
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Fidessa
4 2 (3.85%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.85%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.92%) Vermilion
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel
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