The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 103 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.067% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.070% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
Senior 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
1397 1425 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.14% 96.02% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 910 946 736
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Test Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft