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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 84 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 31 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.03% 1.00% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.21% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 3
Average salary £32,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,900 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £39,000 £41,000
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 1156 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.70% 82.16% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 855 740 700
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Finance
3 19 (44.19%) QA
4 15 (34.88%) Selenium
5 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
6 11 (25.58%) SQL
7 10 (23.26%) Windows
7 10 (23.26%) HP
7 10 (23.26%) Degree
7 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
7 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
8 9 (20.93%) Change Control
8 9 (20.93%) Puppet
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (20.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (20.93%) Migration
8 9 (20.93%) ISEB
8 9 (20.93%) Windows 2000
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
9 8 (18.60%) Scrum
10 7 (16.28%) Java
10 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
10 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
11 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
11 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
11 6 (13.95%) C#
11 6 (13.95%) .NET

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (2.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Selenium
2 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (9.30%) Ant
5 1 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium IDE
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) QA Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Consultant
4 9 (20.93%) Wintel Consultant
5 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.65%) Software Testing Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Documentation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
1 6 (13.95%) XML
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
3 2 (4.65%) XSLT
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
4 1 (2.33%) Dojo
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 2000
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (20.93%) Change Control
4 9 (20.93%) Migration
5 8 (18.60%) Scrum
6 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (11.63%) TDD
9 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
9 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Project Management
9 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) Security Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.98%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) ISEB
3 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
4 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) QA
2 9 (20.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) HP
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Fidessa
3 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.65%) thinkFolio
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Vermilion
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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