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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 8 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 12.00% - 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% - 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £31,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
48 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 96.00% 100.00% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 31
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,926
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 15 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (52.63%) Automation Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Degree
3 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Electronics
5 6 (31.58%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) C
6 5 (26.32%) VB
6 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
6 5 (26.32%) Validation
6 5 (26.32%) LabVIEW
6 5 (26.32%) Military
6 5 (26.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
6 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Lean Manufacturing
7 4 (21.05%) Perl
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) QA
8 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell

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 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) LabVIEW
2 2 (10.53%) Robot Framework
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (31.58%) Electronics
2 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
2 5 (26.32%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) EMV
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Automation Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Lean Manufacturing
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) Six Sigma
4 5 (26.32%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) C
2 5 (26.32%) VB
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA