The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 97 90 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 0.33% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.34% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1409 1177 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.00% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 928 743 762
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
Scotland

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 August 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) 3GPP
4 5 (22.73%) UMTS
4 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 5 (22.73%) RNC
4 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (22.73%) HSPA
4 5 (22.73%) LTE
4 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (18.18%) System Testing
5 4 (18.18%) ISEB
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) JBoss
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.64%) UNIX
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Relational Database

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) 3GPP
1 5 (22.73%) UMTS
1 5 (22.73%) Wireless
1 5 (22.73%) RNC
1 5 (22.73%) HSPA
1 5 (22.73%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Toad
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.55%) MSTest
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
4 4 (18.18%) System Testing
5 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) CRM
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VBScript
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) VMware