The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 59 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
+36 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 30 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.81% 0.31% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 0.33% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 8
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
1025 1216 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.88% 95.22% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 656 835 848
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 30 (57.69%) Selenium
4 25 (48.08%) C#
5 21 (40.38%) Finance
6 19 (36.54%) Java
7 15 (28.85%) .NET
7 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
7 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
8 14 (26.92%) Software Testing
9 13 (25.00%) Python
10 12 (23.08%) ISEB
10 12 (23.08%) Manual Testing
11 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
11 11 (21.15%) Subversion
11 11 (21.15%) Scrum
12 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
12 10 (19.23%) User Stories
12 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
12 10 (19.23%) Waterfall
13 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (17.31%) SpecFlow
13 9 (17.31%) ISTQB
13 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
13 9 (17.31%) Degree
13 9 (17.31%) QA
14 8 (15.38%) JIRA
14 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
14 8 (15.38%) Automated Testing
14 8 (15.38%) NUnit

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 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (57.69%) Selenium
2 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) Subversion
3 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
3 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
4 9 (17.31%) SpecFlow
4 9 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (15.38%) JIRA
5 8 (15.38%) MSTest
5 8 (15.38%) NUnit
6 6 (11.54%) Jasmine
6 6 (11.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (9.62%) Robot Framework
8 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Games
2 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) Gherkin
3 6 (11.54%) REST
3 6 (11.54%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.92%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (61.54%) Test Automation
3 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
4 14 (26.92%) Software Testing
5 12 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 11 (21.15%) Scrum
7 10 (19.23%) User Stories
7 10 (19.23%) Waterfall
8 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Automated Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (15.38%) OO
9 8 (15.38%) OOP
9 8 (15.38%) Performance Testing
10 7 (13.46%) SDLC
10 7 (13.46%) Test Planning
11 6 (11.54%) API Testing
11 6 (11.54%) BDD
11 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) C#
2 19 (36.54%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) Python
4 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) ISEB
2 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) HP
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