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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 88 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.39% 0.52% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.55% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
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
989 1097 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.83% 95.64% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 669 664 648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Test Planning
6 8 (32.00%) User Experience
6 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
6 8 (32.00%) UNIX
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) QA
7 7 (28.00%) Selenium
7 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (24.00%) FIXML
8 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
8 6 (24.00%) JMS
9 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Usability Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Android
10 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (16.00%) Appium
10 4 (16.00%) VBA
10 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
11 3 (12.00%) FitNesse
11 3 (12.00%) Degree
11 3 (12.00%) Banking
11 3 (12.00%) Scrum
11 3 (12.00%) .NET

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (16.00%) Appium
4 3 (12.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (8.00%) TestNG
5 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.00%) JBehave
5 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.00%) Subversion
5 2 (8.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) JUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.00%) Hudson
6 1 (4.00%) Robotium
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (24.00%) JMS
2 6 (24.00%) FIXML
3 3 (12.00%) .NET
4 2 (8.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Test Planning
4 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Usability Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
8 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.00%) BDD
9 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.00%) ETL
10 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.00%) Data Security
10 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.00%) OO
10 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) VBA
4 3 (12.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) COBOL
6 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Compuware
1 1 (4.00%) Cognizant