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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 73 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 28 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% 1.53% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.81% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 10
Average salary £45,000 £30,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.54% +2.52%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1131 1213 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.21% 84.18% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 687 794 596
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,500
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 4 March 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) QA
3 24 (41.38%) Regression Testing
4 23 (39.66%) Finance
5 20 (34.48%) Scrum
6 18 (31.03%) Black-Box Testing
7 17 (29.31%) Java
7 17 (29.31%) Degree
8 16 (27.59%) TDD
9 15 (25.86%) Selenium
9 15 (25.86%) Python
10 14 (24.14%) Web Services
10 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
11 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (18.97%) Banking
12 11 (18.97%) SQL
12 11 (18.97%) HP
13 10 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
15 8 (13.79%) .NET
15 8 (13.79%) C#
15 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
15 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
16 7 (12.07%) ISEB
16 7 (12.07%) Windows
16 7 (12.07%) Retail
16 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
16 7 (12.07%) Puppet
16 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (1.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Selenium
2 10 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.62%) LoadRunner
4 5 (8.62%) Ant
4 5 (8.62%) SilkPerformer
5 4 (6.90%) JMeter
6 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.45%) WinRunner
6 2 (3.45%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (1.72%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.72%) Appium
7 1 (1.72%) JUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Banking
3 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 7 (12.07%) Retail
5 3 (5.17%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) QA Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Test Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Test Leader
4 6 (10.34%) Wintel Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Test Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Test Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Test Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) Web Services
2 8 (13.79%) .NET
3 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.90%) Ajax
4 4 (6.90%) HTML
4 4 (6.90%) CSS
4 4 (6.90%) XML
5 2 (3.45%) HTML5
5 2 (3.45%) jQuery
5 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) XSLT
6 1 (1.72%) EJB
6 1 (1.72%) NHibernate
6 1 (1.72%) JSON
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.17%) Xbox
1 3 (5.17%) Open Source
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) GIS
2 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (10.34%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (41.38%) Regression Testing
3 20 (34.48%) Scrum
4 18 (31.03%) Black-Box Testing
5 16 (27.59%) TDD
6 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Migration
8 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.34%) Project Management
8 6 (10.34%) Change Control
9 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Web Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Test Management
10 4 (6.90%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) Java
2 15 (25.86%) Python
3 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.97%) SQL
5 8 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.17%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) XPath
8 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) ISEB
2 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.90%) CISSP
3 4 (6.90%) CISA
3 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (48.28%) QA
2 6 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Puppet
2 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) HP
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Telerik
4 2 (3.45%) Siebel
4 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Vermilion
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £54500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + superb beneifts
Posted: 15 days ago