The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software 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
Senior Software Test Engineer
Rank 155 163 148
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Test Engineer 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.032% 0.061% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.063% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £37,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
Senior Software Test Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2900 3156 2820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.09% 95.55% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1892 2039 1930
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Test Engineer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Test Engineer across the Scotland region.

Senior Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Test Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dundee - 1 - -
Senior Software Test Engineer
UK

Senior Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Software 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 Senior Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories

Senior Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Software 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 Senior Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) FogBugz
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP