Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for SDET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDET over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 117 130
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 +28
Permanent jobs citing SDET 20 37 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.80% 1.40% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.52% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 3
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +106.90% -27.50% -38.46%
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £29,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +106.90% -27.50% -38.46%

SDET is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,363 2,440 2,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.96% 92.49% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,430 1,506 1,411
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,915 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.04% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

SDET
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SDET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for SDET in Edinburgh

SDET
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for SDET in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing SDET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SDET.

1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) OO
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 20 (100.00%) API Testing
1 20 (100.00%) User Stories
2 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 19 (95.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 19 (95.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) Scenario Testing
2 19 (95.00%) TeamCity
2 19 (95.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (95.00%) Test Scripting
2 19 (95.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (95.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (95.00%) Open Source
2 19 (95.00%) Cucumber
2 19 (95.00%) BDD
2 19 (95.00%) REST
2 19 (95.00%) Process Improvement
2 19 (95.00%) SpecFlow
2 19 (95.00%) Gherkin
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Testing
2 19 (95.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (95.00%) XML
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Software Testing
2 19 (95.00%) Degree
2 19 (95.00%) JSON
2 19 (95.00%) JavaScript

SDET
Co-occurring 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 19 (95.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Cucumber
1 19 (95.00%) Git (software)
1 19 (95.00%) Jenkins
1 19 (95.00%) NUnit
1 19 (95.00%) SpecFlow
1 19 (95.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 19 (95.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) .NET Developer
1 19 (95.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 19 (95.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) C# Developer
1 19 (95.00%) C# Software Developer
1 19 (95.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
1 19 (95.00%) Developer in Test
1 19 (95.00%) Development Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) Java Developer
1 19 (95.00%) Java Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) Java Software Developer
1 19 (95.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 19 (95.00%) Software Developer
1 19 (95.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
1 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 19 (95.00%) Gherkin
1 19 (95.00%) JSON
1 19 (95.00%) REST
1 19 (95.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) API Testing
1 20 (100.00%) OO
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 20 (100.00%) User Stories
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Testing
2 19 (95.00%) BDD
2 19 (95.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 19 (95.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (95.00%) MVC
2 19 (95.00%) Open Source
2 19 (95.00%) Process Improvement
2 19 (95.00%) Scenario Testing
2 19 (95.00%) Software Testing
2 19 (95.00%) TDD
2 19 (95.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (95.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory