The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Fife 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 5.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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 Fife 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
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
34 47 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 94.44% 87.04% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 49
Average salary £27,500 £42,926 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.93% +3.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Fife region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Fife

Test Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Fife 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Fife 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree