The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 85 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 17 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.32% 1.10% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1246 1033 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.66% 94.42% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 744 663 582
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Automated Testing
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
3 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
4 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Gherkin
4 12 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 12 (37.50%) User Experience
5 9 (28.13%) Selenium
5 9 (28.13%) QA
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 9 (28.13%) JMS
5 9 (28.13%) FIXML
5 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
5 9 (28.13%) UNIX
6 8 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Usability Testing
7 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
7 7 (21.88%) VBA
8 6 (18.75%) FitNesse
8 6 (18.75%) Android
8 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
8 6 (18.75%) Appium
9 3 (9.38%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) XML
10 2 (6.25%) ETL
10 2 (6.25%) .NET

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (18.75%) FitNesse
3 6 (18.75%) Appium
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) JBehave
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.25%) TestNG
4 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 9 (28.13%) JMS
2 9 (28.13%) FIXML
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) UNIX
2 6 (18.75%) Android
2 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Automated Testing
3 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
4 12 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (37.50%) Test Planning
5 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Usability Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) ETL
9 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.13%) Kanban
10 1 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.13%) OO
10 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) VBA
3 3 (9.38%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft