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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 76 71 69
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.44% 1.74% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.92% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 19
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% -3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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 1032 1201 1197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.14% 90.85% 88.67%
Number of salaries quoted 666 810 717
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Edinburgh

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Selenium
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (29.03%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
4 8 (25.81%) QA
4 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.81%) SDLC
5 7 (22.58%) JIRA
5 7 (22.58%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
5 7 (22.58%) Python
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Java
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
6 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
7 5 (16.13%) User Stories
7 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
7 5 (16.13%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) Subversion
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related 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 (6.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) JIRA
3 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
4 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
4 5 (16.13%) Subversion
5 4 (12.90%) SpecFlow
5 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (9.68%) MSTest
6 3 (9.68%) NUnit
6 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.45%) Ant
7 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (6.45%) Hudson
7 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
7 2 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
8 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Test Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.68%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) QA Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (6.45%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.23%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
1 3 (9.68%) REST
1 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) RSS
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
3 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
3 8 (25.81%) SDLC
3 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
4 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
4 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) User Stories
6 4 (12.90%) Manual Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) API Testing
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) OOP
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) HP
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