The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 87 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 1.73% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.21% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 11
Average salary £30,500 £30,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1379 860 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.17% 78.32% 73.69%
Number of salaries quoted 896 490 750
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (38.24%) QA
2 10 (29.41%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Finance
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Selenium
4 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
6 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Web Services
6 6 (17.65%) JBoss
7 5 (14.71%) C#
7 5 (14.71%) Puppet
7 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.76%) Open Source
8 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
8 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
8 4 (11.76%) SOA
8 4 (11.76%) J2EE
8 4 (11.76%) JMeter
8 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
9 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) .NET

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.94%) MTS
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) JMeter
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Front Office
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) QA Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Product Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior QA Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) J2EE
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Open Source
1 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Equities
2 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.94%) Informatics
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) Physics
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Scrum
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
3 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Project Planning
5 4 (11.76%) SOA
5 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (38.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Charles River
3 1 (2.94%) IBM