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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 13 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 2.22% 6.67% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
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
42 42 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 93.33% 93.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 56
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +2 1 £40,000 - 1
Test Engineer
Scotland

Test Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft