The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
UK / Scotland
Rank 134 157 161
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.067% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.070% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £38,750 £34,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.97% -47.69%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%

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
2179 2840 3039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.99% 95.62% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 1829 1935
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,375 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

Senior Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Test Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 7 £38,750 -
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Senior Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) Test Planning
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (14.29%) Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) Finance

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Planning
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP