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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 82 88 102
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.64% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.67% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 4
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +27.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £36,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £44,500 £38,200
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.33%
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
1145 1343 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.90% 95.25% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 654 848 984
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (40.00%) ISEB
4 7 (35.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) SOAP
6 5 (25.00%) Python
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Selenium
6 5 (25.00%) JIRA
6 5 (25.00%) BDD
6 5 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
6 5 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (25.00%) API Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) EPoS

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 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
1 5 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (5.00%) TestLink
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Law
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) REST
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) EPoS
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) API Testing
4 5 (25.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
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