Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 88 124
Rank change year-on-year -4 +36 -52
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 59 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.32% 2.17% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.34% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 21
Edinburgh median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -26.83% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £47,500
Scotland median annual salary £34,500 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -10.00% +5.63%

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 2,368 2,352 2,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.19% 92.85% 93.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,479 1,403 1,464
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,800 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 35 (59.32%) ISTQB
1 35 (59.32%) Test Automation
2 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.59%) V-Model
3 21 (35.59%) HP
4 20 (33.90%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (25.42%) SQL
6 12 (20.34%) Cucumber
6 12 (20.34%) Selenium
7 11 (18.64%) Software Testing
7 11 (18.64%) LoadRunner
8 10 (16.95%) Java
8 10 (16.95%) Performance Testing
8 10 (16.95%) BDD
8 10 (16.95%) Test Planning
9 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (15.25%) C#
9 9 (15.25%) Windows
9 9 (15.25%) JMeter
9 9 (15.25%) Finance
10 8 (13.56%) OO
10 8 (13.56%) XML
10 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
10 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (13.56%) Degree
10 8 (13.56%) TDD
10 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
10 8 (13.56%) LoadUI
10 8 (13.56%) REST
10 8 (13.56%) Jenkins

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 (10.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Akamai
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
1 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Cucumber
1 12 (20.34%) Selenium
2 11 (18.64%) LoadRunner
3 9 (15.25%) JMeter
4 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
4 8 (13.56%) LoadUI
5 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
5 7 (11.86%) NUnit
6 6 (10.17%) SpecFlow
6 6 (10.17%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.78%) JIRA
8 2 (3.39%) Protractor
9 1 (1.69%) Ant
9 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.69%) JUnit
9 1 (1.69%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.69%) Subversion
9 1 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Analyst
2 29 (49.15%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Test Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Tester
4 9 (15.25%) Software Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Developer
6 7 (11.86%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Development Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Software Development Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Test Development Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (10.17%) .NET Software Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (10.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Java Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) REST
1 8 (13.56%) XML
2 7 (11.86%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) Gherkin
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (10.17%) JSON
4 3 (5.08%) RESTful
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) Nightwatchjs
6 1 (1.69%) Ajax
6 1 (1.69%) CGI
6 1 (1.69%) CSS
6 1 (1.69%) Dojo
6 1 (1.69%) EJB
6 1 (1.69%) J2EE
6 1 (1.69%) jQuery
6 1 (1.69%) LDAP
6 1 (1.69%) Symfony
6 1 (1.69%) Web Services
6 1 (1.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.39%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Test Automation
2 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.59%) V-Model
4 11 (18.64%) Software Testing
5 10 (16.95%) BDD
5 10 (16.95%) Performance Testing
5 10 (16.95%) Test Planning
6 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
7 8 (13.56%) OO
7 8 (13.56%) TDD
8 7 (11.86%) Agile Testing
8 7 (11.86%) API Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Scenario Testing
8 7 (11.86%) SDET
8 7 (11.86%) User Stories
8 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.17%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (10.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 10 (16.95%) Java
3 9 (15.25%) C#
4 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) Groovy
8 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) ISTQB
2 8 (13.56%) Degree
3 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (33.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.69%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.69%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) HP
2 3 (5.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.69%) Splunk
4 1 (1.69%) Xamarin