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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 58 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 49 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.44% 3.41% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 3.75% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 36 15
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
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
1012 1306 1326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 91.01% 90.76% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 652 808 893
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 6 December 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Selenium
3 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 10 (41.67%) BDD
5 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 9 (37.50%) JIRA
6 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 8 (33.33%) SOAP
6 8 (33.33%) REST
6 8 (33.33%) API Testing
7 7 (29.17%) SDLC
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
8 6 (25.00%) QA
8 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (25.00%) Python
8 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (25.00%) Jasmine
8 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (20.83%) Java
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) C#
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) JIRA
3 6 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (12.50%) Ant
4 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.33%) JUnit
5 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 2 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.17%) Hudson
6 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.17%) MSTest
6 1 (4.17%) NUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) REST
1 8 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 10 (41.67%) BDD
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 8 (33.33%) API Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
6 7 (29.17%) SDLC
7 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
9 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Python
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) HP