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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 101 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.39% 2.02% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 2.10% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 9
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
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
1212 1335 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.81% 96.39% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 775 805 727
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) UNIX
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) VBA
3 9 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 9 (75.00%) JMS
3 9 (75.00%) FIXML
3 9 (75.00%) HP UFT
3 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (75.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Android
4 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) SNMP
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Subversion

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (75.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) SNMP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) ICMP
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (16.67%) DLNA
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Mocha
2 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) JMS
1 9 (75.00%) FIXML
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) VBA
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Tcl
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Iperf
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
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