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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 78 63 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.22% 3.06% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 3.38% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 36 16
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1046 1449 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.51% 90.45% 86.94%
Number of salaries quoted 739 907 867
Median salary £47,750 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% +6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
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 28 September 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Regression Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (32.14%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) Selenium
4 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
4 9 (32.14%) BDD
5 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 8 (28.57%) JIRA
6 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.00%) SOAP
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) REST
6 7 (25.00%) API Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (21.43%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (21.43%) Jasmine
7 6 (21.43%) Banking
8 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 4 (14.29%) Test Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Selenium
2 8 (28.57%) JIRA
3 6 (21.43%) Jasmine
3 6 (21.43%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.57%) TestLink
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.71%) Electronics
4 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.71%) Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) Games
6 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Tester
2 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) REST
1 7 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Regression Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (32.14%) BDD
4 9 (32.14%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 7 (25.00%) API Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.29%) Defect Management
9 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (14.29%) Test Management
9 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) HP
1 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
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