The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 104 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £30,750 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% +16.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1449 1129 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.71% 96.66% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 957 694 784
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Software Test Engineer
Scotland

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 10 July 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) MSTest
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bugzilla
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
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