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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 83 92 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.63% 0.76% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.92% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 13
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +35.59%
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
1220 1197 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.46% 82.44% 82.27%
Number of salaries quoted 818 783 635
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,950 £32,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 19 December 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.98%) Finance
3 24 (47.06%) QA
4 19 (37.25%) Regression Testing
5 16 (31.37%) Selenium
6 15 (29.41%) Degree
7 14 (27.45%) Java
7 14 (27.45%) SQL
8 13 (25.49%) Black-Box Testing
8 13 (25.49%) Scrum
9 12 (23.53%) TDD
10 11 (21.57%) Automated Testing
10 11 (21.57%) HP
10 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
11 10 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (19.61%) Windows
12 9 (17.65%) Windows 2000
12 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (17.65%) Change Control
12 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
12 9 (17.65%) Migration
12 9 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (17.65%) Puppet
13 8 (15.69%) ISEB
13 8 (15.69%) Web Services
13 8 (15.69%) Python
13 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
14 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (13.73%) Manual Testing
14 7 (13.73%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (3.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Selenium
2 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (9.80%) Ant
5 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
5 3 (5.88%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (3.92%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.92%) JMeter
6 2 (3.92%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.96%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 26 (50.98%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Games
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) QA Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Consultant
3 11 (21.57%) Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Wintel Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Test Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Web Services
2 5 (9.80%) .NET
3 4 (7.84%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) XSLT
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) EJB
5 1 (1.96%) Ajax
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.96%) Java EE
5 1 (1.96%) Dojo
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) GIS
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows 2000
2 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Regression Testing
3 13 (25.49%) Scrum
3 13 (25.49%) Black-Box Testing
4 12 (23.53%) TDD
5 11 (21.57%) Automated Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (17.65%) Change Control
7 9 (17.65%) Migration
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.73%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.80%) Web Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Java
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Python
2 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) ISEB
3 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (47.06%) QA
2 9 (17.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) HP
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Fidessa
4 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.92%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.96%) Vermilion
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Siebel
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