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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 80 66
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.86% 1.33% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.45% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 23
Median salary £30,000 £41,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.82% -18.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £57,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1138 1103 1239
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 91.85% 91.61% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 695 629 755
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 20 (51.28%) ISTQB
2 19 (48.72%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (35.90%) Selenium
7 13 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 12 (30.77%) V-Model
8 12 (30.77%) SDLC
8 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (30.77%) HP
9 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
9 11 (28.21%) Test Management
9 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
10 10 (25.64%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (25.64%) Degree
10 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
11 9 (23.08%) Finance
11 9 (23.08%) Cognizant
11 9 (23.08%) HP UFT
11 9 (23.08%) Integration Testing
12 6 (15.38%) Functional Testing
12 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
13 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
13 5 (12.82%) C#
13 5 (12.82%) Scenario Testing
14 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) BrowserStack
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Selenium
2 9 (23.08%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.56%) Hudson
5 1 (2.56%) MSTest
5 1 (2.56%) NUnit
5 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Analyst
2 25 (64.10%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Test Scripter
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.56%) Ajax
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) JSON
1 1 (2.56%) RSS
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (25.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Defect Management
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 13 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 12 (30.77%) SDLC
4 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (30.77%) V-Model
5 11 (28.21%) Software Testing
5 11 (28.21%) Test Management
5 11 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (25.64%) Waterfall
7 9 (23.08%) Integration Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Functional Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.69%) Scrum
11 3 (7.69%) Test Planning
12 2 (5.13%) DevOps
12 2 (5.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) ISTQB
2 10 (25.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (25.64%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) HP
2 9 (23.08%) Cognizant
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Posted: 15 days ago