Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 99 78
Rank change year-on-year -10 -21 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 40 31 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.43% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.55% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 91
Edinburgh median annual salary £36,250 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% +28.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £29,475 £36,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £52,500 £44,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -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 2,467 2,006 2,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.20% 92.70% 91.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,571 1,314 1,628
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,925
90th Percentile £68,000 £70,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,926
% change year-on-year - +4.83% +1.00%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 28 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) JIRA
4 14 (35.00%) Selenium
5 12 (30.00%) Scrum
6 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
7 10 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) BDD
9 8 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (20.00%) Defect Management
10 7 (17.50%) TDD
10 7 (17.50%) Oracle
10 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
11 6 (15.00%) V-Model
11 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (15.00%) QA
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.50%) XML
12 5 (12.50%) XSD
12 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
12 5 (12.50%) HTML
12 5 (12.50%) Java
12 5 (12.50%) Confluence
12 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
12 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
12 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (12.50%) SDLC
12 5 (12.50%) Scenario Testing

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 5 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) JIRA
2 14 (35.00%) Selenium
3 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (7.50%) JUnit
5 3 (7.50%) Protractor
6 2 (5.00%) NUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Games
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Analyst
2 16 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Developer in Test
7 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) ERP Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Product Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Testing Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Verification Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
1 5 (12.50%) XML
1 5 (12.50%) XSD
2 3 (7.50%) Angular 2
2 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.50%) Behat
3 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) JSF
4 1 (2.50%) Nightwatchjs
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) User Experience
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Android
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) Scrum
4 9 (22.50%) BDD
5 8 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 7 (17.50%) TDD
6 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
7 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.00%) V-Model
8 5 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.00%) B2B
9 4 (10.00%) B2C
9 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Scala
5 2 (5.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ISEB
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Xamarin