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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 81 65 85
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 2.67% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 2.91% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 16
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
987 1134 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.14% 91.60% 88.26%
Number of salaries quoted 626 769 784
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Selenium
3 11 (44.00%) TDD
4 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (36.00%) JIRA
5 9 (36.00%) BDD
5 9 (36.00%) SDLC
6 8 (32.00%) API Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (32.00%) REST
6 8 (32.00%) SOAP
6 8 (32.00%) Python
6 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (28.00%) QA
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
7 7 (28.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (24.00%) Jasmine
8 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (24.00%) Java
8 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.00%) Ant
11 3 (12.00%) SQL

Test Scripting
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Selenium
2 9 (36.00%) JIRA
3 6 (24.00%) Jasmine
3 6 (24.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (12.00%) Ant
5 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.00%) MSTest
6 2 (8.00%) NUnit
6 2 (8.00%) Subversion
6 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.00%) Hudson
7 1 (4.00%) JUnit
7 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Tester
3 7 (28.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Development Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Test Development Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) REST
1 8 (32.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) TDD
3 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (36.00%) BDD
4 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
4 9 (36.00%) SDLC
5 8 (32.00%) API Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) User Stories
8 3 (12.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP