The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 99 112 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1328 1526 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.12% 95.49% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 847 989 683
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
% change year-on-year
- +4.99%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) QAComplete
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) V-Model
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Edinburgh
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 20 days ago