The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 85 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 25 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.81% 0.80% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 0.84% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.74%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1339 1197 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.75% 95.68% 91.40%
Number of salaries quoted 834 831 560
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
Scotland

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 23 July 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (52.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (48.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Gherkin
3 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (20.00%) FIXML
7 5 (20.00%) UNIX
7 5 (20.00%) JMS
7 5 (20.00%) VBA
7 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 5 (20.00%) Selenium
7 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (16.00%) FitNesse
8 4 (16.00%) Usability Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Android
8 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
9 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.00%) OOD
10 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.00%) OO
10 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (4.00%) XML
10 1 (4.00%) .NET
10 1 (4.00%) VBScript
10 1 (4.00%) HTML
10 1 (4.00%) Java

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (16.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (20.00%) JMS
2 5 (20.00%) FIXML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (48.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Usability Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) OOD
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA