The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dundee region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 24 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 1.92% 4.17% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 4.17% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Software Test Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dundee region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dundee
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52 72 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 100.00% 100.00% 88.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 40
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,995 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Dundee

Software Test Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HP

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) VMware