The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 158 156 185
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.064% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.067% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £41,000 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
Senior 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
2733 3000 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 95.48% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1877 2483
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Test Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior 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 Test Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Edinburgh +14 5 £41,000 - 1
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) EPoS
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
5 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (16.67%) CAN bus
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
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