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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 87 101 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.45% 0.17% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.17% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
1050 1169 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.37% 97.25% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 690 730 573
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 January 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%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) FIXML
6 3 (27.27%) Data Security
6 3 (27.27%) Data Management
6 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
6 3 (27.27%) Compuware
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) JMS
7 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 2 (18.18%) ETL
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) COBOL

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) TestNG
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JBehave
2 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 2 (18.18%) Appium
3 1 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (9.09%) Robotium
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) JMS
1 3 (27.27%) FIXML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
1 2 (18.18%) Online Banking
1 2 (18.18%) SWIFT
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Data Security
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) COBOL
5 1 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Compuware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Cognizant