The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical 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
Technical Engineer
Rank 100 97 93
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 6 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.74% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.77% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Average salary £29,500 £27,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,700 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £50,000 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Technical 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%

Technical Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Technical Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Technical Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (42.86%) Retail
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) OO
5 5 (35.71%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (35.71%) vSphere
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) JMS
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) Java
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
8 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
8 2 (14.29%) SOAP
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (14.29%) EPoS
8 2 (14.29%) Shell Script

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) EPoS
1 2 (14.29%) iSeries
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) OO
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) HP
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Zonal Retail Data Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago