The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 13 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 5.13% 2.60% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 2.74% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
74 73 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dundee 94.87% 94.81% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 59 37
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +24.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Dundee

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Dundee

Test Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Firmware
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dundee 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP