The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 33 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.37% 2.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 2.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 314 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.59% 97.82% 90.52%
Number of salaries quoted 155 228 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
Scotland

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Aberdeen region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Test Engineer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC