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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 92 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.45% - 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% - 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Average salary £52,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 - £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 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
1061 1260 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.11% 97.00% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 704 818 471
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) Data Management
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) TestNG
5 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Compuware
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) JUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Data Security
6 2 (18.18%) Subversion

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) TestNG
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
2 3 (27.27%) JUnit
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) JBehave
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) Appium
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Robotium
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) FIXML
1 2 (18.18%) JMS
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Online Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
1 2 (18.18%) SWIFT
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Data Management
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (27.27%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) COBOL
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Compuware
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cognizant