The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 102 104
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.20% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £27,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -19.11%
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
1176 1472 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.53% 95.58% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 775 965 939
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TestLink
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TestLink
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft