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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 21.62% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 22.22% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £31,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
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
36 44 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 97.30% 89.80% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 38 59
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,500 £45,700
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glenrothes - 1 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
Scotland

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Lean Manufacturing
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Military
4 4 (36.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) VB
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Electronics
4 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 4 (36.36%) Validation
4 4 (36.36%) LabVIEW
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) Python
7 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla

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 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) LabVIEW
2 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) Robot Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
1 4 (36.36%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Lean Manufacturing
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma
2 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
1 4 (36.36%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB