The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 74 86 96
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 17 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.02% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.07% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 14
Median salary £34,250 £39,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.83% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £28,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Tester
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1094 1498 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.05% 95.23% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 777 956 962
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Tester
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Edinburgh region.

Tester Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Tester
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Automated Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
3 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
4 8 (28.57%) Selenium
4 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) BDD
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) TDD
6 6 (21.43%) HP
6 6 (21.43%) C#
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) Games
7 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Management
7 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
7 5 (17.86%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 4 (14.29%) QA
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Banking
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) ISEB
8 4 (14.29%) Python

Tester Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (7.14%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) Appium
6 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) Protractor
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) TestRail
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Games
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Java EE
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Automated Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
3 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
4 8 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 6 (21.43%) BDD
5 6 (21.43%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Management
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Process Management
8 3 (10.71%) SDLC
9 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (3.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) Telerik
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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