Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 92 117
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 -49
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 62 60 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.44% 2.23% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.41% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 17
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £31,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.16% -27.06% +21.43%
10th Percentile £30,175 £28,250 £29,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%

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 2,488 2,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.05% 92.39% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 1,498 1,375
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,705 £43,500
% change year-on-year +0.66% +2.77% +2.35%

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 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 48 (77.42%) Test Automation
2 36 (58.06%) SQL
3 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (43.55%) Cucumber
5 22 (35.48%) BDD
6 21 (33.87%) API Testing
6 21 (33.87%) TDD
7 20 (32.26%) Finance
8 17 (27.42%) Software Testing
8 17 (27.42%) ISTQB
8 17 (27.42%) Agile Testing
9 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
9 16 (25.81%) REST
9 16 (25.81%) Process Improvement
9 16 (25.81%) Degree
9 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
9 16 (25.81%) Windows
10 15 (24.19%) IIS
10 15 (24.19%) C#
10 15 (24.19%) Java
10 15 (24.19%) .NET
10 15 (24.19%) OO
10 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
10 15 (24.19%) XML
10 15 (24.19%) MVC
10 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
10 15 (24.19%) TeamCity
10 15 (24.19%) Git (software)

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 15 (24.19%) IIS
2 4 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (43.55%) Cucumber
2 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
3 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
3 15 (24.19%) NUnit
3 15 (24.19%) SpecFlow
3 15 (24.19%) TeamCity
4 12 (19.35%) Selenium
5 9 (14.52%) LoadRunner
6 8 (12.90%) JMeter
6 8 (12.90%) LoadUI
7 6 (9.68%) Bugzilla
7 6 (9.68%) Protractor
8 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
9 4 (6.45%) FitNesse
10 3 (4.84%) JIRA
11 1 (1.61%) Ant
11 1 (1.61%) Subversion
11 1 (1.61%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Tester
2 20 (32.26%) Test Engineer
3 17 (27.42%) Analyst
3 17 (27.42%) Software Engineer
3 17 (27.42%) Software Test Engineer
4 16 (25.81%) Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Test Analyst
5 15 (24.19%) .NET Developer
5 15 (24.19%) .NET Software Engineer
5 15 (24.19%) C# Developer
5 15 (24.19%) C# Software Developer
5 15 (24.19%) C# Software Engineer
5 15 (24.19%) Development Engineer
5 15 (24.19%) Java Developer
5 15 (24.19%) Java Engineer
5 15 (24.19%) Java Software Developer
5 15 (24.19%) Java Software Engineer
5 15 (24.19%) Software Developer
5 15 (24.19%) Software Development Engineer
5 15 (24.19%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) REST
2 15 (24.19%) .NET
2 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (24.19%) Gherkin
2 15 (24.19%) JSON
2 15 (24.19%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) pytest
3 2 (3.23%) RESTful
4 1 (1.61%) Ajax
4 1 (1.61%) CGI
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) Dojo
4 1 (1.61%) EJB
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) LDAP
4 1 (1.61%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) iPad
3 1 (1.61%) iPhone
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (77.42%) Test Automation
2 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (35.48%) BDD
4 21 (33.87%) API Testing
4 21 (33.87%) TDD
5 17 (27.42%) Agile Testing
5 17 (27.42%) Software Testing
6 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (25.81%) Process Improvement
7 15 (24.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (24.19%) MVC
7 15 (24.19%) OO
7 15 (24.19%) Open Source
7 15 (24.19%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (24.19%) Scenario Testing
7 15 (24.19%) SDET
7 15 (24.19%) Test Planning
7 15 (24.19%) User Stories
8 11 (17.74%) Defect Management
9 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) SQL
2 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 15 (24.19%) C#
3 15 (24.19%) Java
3 15 (24.19%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Groovy
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) ISTQB
2 16 (25.81%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.84%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
1 3 (4.84%) HP
2 2 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.61%) Canon
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec