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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 84 92 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.82% 0.58% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.61% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 10
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +32.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,750 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +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
1160 1313 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.77% 95.56% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 709 820 986
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) REST
4 5 (31.25%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (31.25%) Jasmine
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) API Testing
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) SOAP
4 5 (31.25%) ISEB
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) EPoS
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft

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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Jasmine
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
4 1 (6.25%) Robot Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) TestLink
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Games
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) REST
1 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) EPoS
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) API Testing
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent career progression
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