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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 83 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 16 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 0.89% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.93% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 8
Median salary £36,000 £39,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% +28.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £36,350 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
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
1149 1392 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.67% 95.34% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 673 917 965
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 26 July 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
3 12 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Selenium
4 10 (35.71%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 8 (28.57%) ISEB
5 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 7 (25.00%) JIRA
6 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (21.43%) QA
8 5 (17.86%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
8 5 (17.86%) API Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Robot Framework
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
8 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (17.86%) Games
8 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) SOAP
8 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Software Testing

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 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) JIRA
3 5 (17.86%) Jasmine
3 5 (17.86%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (17.86%) Robot Framework
4 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
4 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) TestLink
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
1 5 (17.86%) Games
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) REST
1 5 (17.86%) SOAP
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) EPoS
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
3 12 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
5 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) API Testing
6 5 (17.86%) BDD
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (21.43%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
1 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago