The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Fife region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 9 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 3.70% 5.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 6.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £31,500 £32,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -
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 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
26 33 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 96.30% 84.62% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 43
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,926
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of job ads across the Fife region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 5 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 Fife region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
6 1 (11.11%) EMV
6 1 (11.11%) Electronics
6 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
6 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) Physics
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Robot Framework
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) EMV
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA