The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 88 87 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.01% 0.58% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.69% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 13
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1242 1021 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.47% 84.24% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 830 637 617
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (46.88%) QA
2 14 (43.75%) Selenium
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
4 10 (31.25%) Puppet
5 9 (28.13%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
7 7 (21.88%) SQL
8 6 (18.75%) ISEB
8 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
8 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Web Services
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) JBoss
10 4 (12.50%) Web Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (9.38%) Black-Box Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
11 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
11 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (9.38%) TDD
11 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (3.13%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Selenium
2 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Ant
4 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (6.25%) JMeter
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Games
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) QA Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Software Testing Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Testing Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Documentation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) Java EE
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) Dojo
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Scrum
1 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
3 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) V-Model
5 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
5 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
6 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Charles River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago