Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 111 98
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 52 28 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.00% 1.25% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.34% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 55
Edinburgh median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £27,575 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,000 £49,500 £46,250
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -18.46%

Test Scripting 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 2,403 2,091 2,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.42% 93.60% 92.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,577 1,348 1,491
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £69,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting 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 in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Test Scripting.

1 27 (51.92%) ISTQB
2 26 (50.00%) V-Model
3 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (40.38%) HP
4 21 (40.38%) Test Automation
5 20 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 11 (21.15%) JIRA
7 11 (21.15%) Selenium
8 10 (19.23%) SQL
8 10 (19.23%) Scrum
9 8 (15.38%) Oracle
10 7 (13.46%) XML
10 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
11 6 (11.54%) Confluence
11 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
11 6 (11.54%) XSD
11 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
11 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
11 6 (11.54%) C#
11 6 (11.54%) HTML
11 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.54%) Programme Delivery
11 6 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Java
12 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
12 5 (9.62%) BDD
12 5 (9.62%) Manual Testing
13 4 (7.69%) User Experience

Test Scripting
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 6 (11.54%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Akamai
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) JIRA
1 11 (21.15%) Selenium
2 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.77%) NUnit
3 3 (5.77%) Protractor
4 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.92%) JMeter
5 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Analyst
2 27 (51.92%) Test Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Test Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Tester
4 5 (9.62%) Automation Tester
4 5 (9.62%) Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Verification Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Xamarin Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Performance Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Quality Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.92%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) XML
2 6 (11.54%) HTML
2 6 (11.54%) XSD
3 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.77%) Nightwatchjs
4 2 (3.85%) RESTful
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) J2EE
5 1 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Android
1 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) V-Model
2 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (40.38%) Test Automation
4 12 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 10 (19.23%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) Programme Delivery
6 6 (11.54%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (9.62%) BDD
7 5 (9.62%) Manual Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.69%) B2B
8 4 (7.69%) B2C
9 3 (5.77%) OO
9 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Test Management
9 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.85%) Coaching
10 2 (3.85%) Functional Testing
10 2 (3.85%) MVVM
10 2 (3.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) C#
2 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.62%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) C++
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.92%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) HP
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.92%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.92%) Splunk