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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 77 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.44% 2.14% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.35% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 21
Median salary £43,750 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
1021 1147 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.98% 91.10% 88.27%
Number of salaries quoted 687 774 728
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 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £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 22 February 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 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Selenium
3 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
5 9 (27.27%) JIRA
5 9 (27.27%) SDLC
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 9 (27.27%) C#
6 8 (24.24%) Python
6 8 (24.24%) Java
6 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
6 8 (24.24%) QA
7 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
7 7 (21.21%) BDD
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.18%) SOAP
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 6 (18.18%) REST
8 6 (18.18%) API Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Defect Management
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (15.15%) User Stories
9 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
9 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Linux

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) JIRA
3 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
4 5 (15.15%) Subversion
5 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
5 4 (12.12%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (12.12%) SpecFlow
5 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.09%) Ant
6 3 (9.09%) MSTest
6 3 (9.09%) NUnit
6 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (6.06%) Hudson
8 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.03%) Maven
8 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Test Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Tester
3 8 (24.24%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Development Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Test Development Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) REST
1 6 (18.18%) SOAP
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) RSS
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
4 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 9 (27.27%) SDLC
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 7 (21.21%) BDD
5 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) API Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) Defect Management
7 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
7 5 (15.15%) User Stories
8 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) HP