Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 115 72
Rank change year-on-year +27 -43 +37
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 61 23 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.25% 1.01% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.09% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 106
Edinburgh median annual salary £33,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.35% +21.43% -2.10%
10th Percentile £28,250 £34,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
Scotland median annual salary £35,250 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -11.88% +14.29% +1.45%

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 2466 2114 2810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.13% 92.48% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1374 1772
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,505 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 35 (57.38%) ISTQB
2 32 (52.46%) HP Quality Center
3 30 (49.18%) Test Automation
4 27 (44.26%) HP
5 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.70%) Defect Management
7 22 (36.07%) V-Model
8 21 (34.43%) Selenium
9 18 (29.51%) Test Strategy
10 15 (24.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (21.31%) Degree
12 13 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (21.31%) HP UFT
13 12 (19.67%) SDLC
14 11 (18.03%) Integration Testing
15 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
15 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Excel
15 9 (14.75%) Java
15 9 (14.75%) Test Management
15 9 (14.75%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (14.75%) SDET
16 8 (13.11%) Scenario Testing
16 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
16 8 (13.11%) Cucumber
16 8 (13.11%) SQL
16 8 (13.11%) Windows
16 8 (13.11%) Cognizant
16 8 (13.11%) Software Testing
17 6 (9.84%) JIRA

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:

Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Selenium
2 13 (21.31%) HP UFT
3 8 (13.11%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.84%) JIRA
5 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
5 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
6 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.92%) JUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (8.20%) Banking
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Games
3 3 (4.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Back Office
4 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Analyst
2 43 (70.49%) Test Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Test Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Development Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Development Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Test Development Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Developer in Test
6 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Java Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) JIRA Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Testing Analyst
9 1 (1.64%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.56%) Angular 2
3 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.92%) Behat
5 1 (1.64%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.28%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Test Automation
2 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.70%) Defect Management
4 22 (36.07%) V-Model
5 18 (29.51%) Test Strategy
6 15 (24.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (19.67%) SDLC
9 11 (18.03%) Integration Testing
10 9 (14.75%) SDET
10 9 (14.75%) Test Management
11 8 (13.11%) Scenario Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Software Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.84%) Functional Testing
13 5 (8.20%) BDD
13 5 (8.20%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
13 5 (8.20%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (8.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) Java
2 8 (13.11%) SQL
3 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.56%) Scala
5 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (57.38%) ISTQB
2 13 (21.31%) Degree
3 9 (14.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (8.20%) MCP
4 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.20%) OCP
4 5 (8.20%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (8.20%) SAP Certification
5 3 (4.92%) ISEB
6 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 32 (52.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) HP
2 8 (13.11%) Cognizant
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.20%) SAP