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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 60 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 28 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.52% 0.24% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 0.26% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 3 5
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
1062 1175 1287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.59% 94.68% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 712 797 800
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 February 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (55.36%) Test Automation
3 29 (51.79%) C#
4 28 (50.00%) Selenium
5 19 (33.93%) Java
5 19 (33.93%) Finance
6 17 (30.36%) .NET
6 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
7 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 16 (28.57%) ISEB
7 16 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 15 (26.79%) Automated Testing
9 14 (25.00%) Python
10 13 (23.21%) Subversion
10 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
11 12 (21.43%) Waterfall
11 12 (21.43%) Scrum
12 11 (19.64%) ISTQB
12 11 (19.64%) Degree
12 11 (19.64%) Integration Testing
12 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
12 11 (19.64%) Test Planning
13 10 (17.86%) User Stories
13 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
13 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
13 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
13 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
13 10 (17.86%) SQL
14 9 (16.07%) HP
14 9 (16.07%) HP Quality Center

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Selenium
2 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (23.21%) Subversion
3 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
4 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
4 10 (17.86%) WebDriver
5 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (14.29%) MSTest
6 8 (14.29%) NUnit
7 7 (12.50%) JIRA
8 6 (10.71%) Jasmine
8 6 (10.71%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.57%) Robot Framework
11 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Games
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) .NET
2 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
3 6 (10.71%) REST
3 6 (10.71%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) JSON
4 1 (1.79%) RSS
4 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (55.36%) Test Automation
3 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
4 16 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 15 (26.79%) Automated Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Scrum
6 12 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 11 (19.64%) Integration Testing
7 11 (19.64%) Test Planning
8 10 (17.86%) User Stories
9 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
9 9 (16.07%) SDLC
10 8 (14.29%) BDD
10 8 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.29%) OO
10 8 (14.29%) OOP
11 7 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
12 6 (10.71%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) C#
2 19 (33.93%) Java
3 14 (25.00%) Python
4 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
4 10 (17.86%) SQL
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) ISEB
2 11 (19.64%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) HP
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