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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 56 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 34 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.09% 0.42% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 0.44% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 14
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £44,250 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
1048 1356 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.36% 95.49% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 679 863 947
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (60.71%) Test Automation
3 32 (57.14%) Selenium
4 23 (41.07%) Finance
5 22 (39.29%) C#
5 22 (39.29%) Java
6 17 (30.36%) Manual Testing
7 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
7 15 (26.79%) Software Testing
8 14 (25.00%) ISEB
9 13 (23.21%) Python
9 13 (23.21%) QA
10 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
10 12 (21.43%) .NET
10 12 (21.43%) ISTQB
11 11 (19.64%) Subversion
11 11 (19.64%) Games
11 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
11 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
12 10 (17.86%) Test Planning
12 10 (17.86%) Scrum
12 10 (17.86%) Degree
13 9 (16.07%) Retail
13 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
13 9 (16.07%) Robot Framework
13 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (16.07%) Waterfall
13 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
14 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
14 8 (14.29%) Integration 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 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (57.14%) Selenium
2 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.64%) Subversion
3 9 (16.07%) Robot Framework
3 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
4 8 (14.29%) JIRA
4 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 7 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 6 (10.71%) Jasmine
6 6 (10.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (10.71%) MSTest
6 6 (10.71%) NUnit
7 2 (3.57%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Games
2 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 9 (16.07%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) Gherkin
2 6 (10.71%) REST
2 6 (10.71%) SOAP
3 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) EPoS
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Informatics
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (60.71%) Test Automation
3 17 (30.36%) Manual Testing
4 15 (26.79%) Software Testing
5 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 10 (17.86%) Scrum
6 10 (17.86%) Test Planning
7 9 (16.07%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 8 (14.29%) User Stories
9 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.50%) SDLC
10 6 (10.71%) API Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.71%) OO
10 6 (10.71%) OOP
10 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) C#
1 22 (39.29%) Java
2 13 (23.21%) Python
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) ISEB
2 12 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 10 (17.86%) Degree
4 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
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