The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Test Engineer
Rank 109 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -20.83%
Senior 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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1438 1194 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 94.99% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 971 764 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £26,974
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Software Test Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) FogBugz
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Senior Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) FogBugz
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification