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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.69% 1.19% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.42% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 14
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +29.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,550 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
1149 1125 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.30% 83.46% 82.50%
Number of salaries quoted 745 738 616
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 30 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) QA
3 23 (46.00%) Finance
4 22 (44.00%) Regression Testing
5 16 (32.00%) Scrum
6 15 (30.00%) TDD
6 15 (30.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 14 (28.00%) Degree
7 14 (28.00%) Java
8 13 (26.00%) Selenium
9 12 (24.00%) SQL
9 12 (24.00%) Web Services
9 12 (24.00%) Python
10 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
11 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (18.00%) HP
13 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (16.00%) Windows
13 8 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
14 7 (14.00%) Migration
14 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (14.00%) Windows 2000
14 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
14 7 (14.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
14 7 (14.00%) Change Control
14 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
15 6 (12.00%) ISEB
15 6 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Selenium
2 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.00%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (6.00%) Ant
4 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.00%) JMeter
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
6 1 (2.00%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.00%) Appium
6 1 (2.00%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.00%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Games
6 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) Consultant
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Test Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Wintel Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.00%) Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Test Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Web Services
2 6 (12.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.00%) Ajax
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.00%) HTML
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
6 2 (4.00%) CSS3
6 2 (4.00%) XSLT
6 2 (4.00%) jQuery
6 2 (4.00%) HTML5
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) Xbox
2 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (14.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) Android
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) Regression Testing
3 16 (32.00%) Scrum
4 15 (30.00%) TDD
4 15 (30.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (16.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Migration
6 7 (14.00%) Change Control
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Test Management
8 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Web Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Release Management
9 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Java
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) Python
3 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) C#
5 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.00%) C++
6 2 (4.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) ISEB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (52.00%) QA
2 7 (14.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) HP
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.00%) Fidessa
4 2 (4.00%) thinkFolio
4 2 (4.00%) Telerik
5 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.00%) Siebel
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Vermilion
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