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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 161 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -16.66%
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
3542 2925 2956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 94.54% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2278 1926 2047
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014. 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 - 3 £38,500 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £40,000 - 1
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Markit EDM
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (12.50%) Military

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) FogBugz
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) HND
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
Fife
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
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