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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Test Engineer
Rank 157 176 158
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
2950 3598 3113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.30% 95.11% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1900 2391 2002
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 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
Edinburgh - 3 £42,500 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £40,000 -
Senior Test Engineer
UK

Senior Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
5 2 (25.00%) Ruby
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Tcl
5 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Mocha

Senior Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) SNMP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) ICMP
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
1 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (25.00%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Mocha
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) TestNG
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Tcl
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Iperf
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
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