The first table below looks at the demand for the 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 Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 132 129 142
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 36 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 0.84% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.87% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 7
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.95%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.95% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3442 3089 2988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.98% 95.69% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2270 2026 2105
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Scotland

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Scotland

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 Test Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Glasgow -4 18 £37,500 -
Edinburgh -9 10 £32,000 -1.53% 4
Dundee -4 3 £32,500 +44.44%
Aberdeen +4 1 £34,000 -
Fife -3 1 £31,000 +10.71%
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 18 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 17 (31.48%) Degree
3 17 (31.48%) SQL
4 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (20.37%) Selenium
6 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
7 9 (16.67%) Finance
8 8 (14.81%) ISEB
8 8 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (14.81%) UNIX
8 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 8 (14.81%) Gherkin
8 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (12.96%) Linux
9 7 (12.96%) Java
10 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 6 (11.11%) QA
10 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
11 5 (9.26%) RNC
11 5 (9.26%) FitNesse
11 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
11 5 (9.26%) Android
11 5 (9.26%) HSPA
11 5 (9.26%) LTE
11 5 (9.26%) Wireless
11 5 (9.26%) HP

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) 3GPP
1 5 (9.26%) UMTS
1 5 (9.26%) Wireless
1 5 (9.26%) RNC
1 5 (9.26%) HSPA
1 5 (9.26%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Selenium
2 8 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (9.26%) FitNesse
4 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.56%) JIRA
6 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.70%) MSTest
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.70%) JUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.85%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.85%) NUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Maven
7 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.85%) Hudson
7 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Military
2 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Gherkin
2 4 (7.41%) JMS
2 4 (7.41%) FIXML
3 3 (5.56%) .NET
4 2 (3.70%) Java EE
5 1 (1.85%) Dojo
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Firmware
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) UNIX
2 7 (12.96%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Android
4 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 18 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 13 (24.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.41%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.56%) System Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Validation
8 3 (5.56%) Usability Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Scrum
9 2 (3.70%) TDD
9 2 (3.70%) Data Management
9 2 (3.70%) OO
9 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) C#
4 4 (7.41%) VBA
4 4 (7.41%) Python
5 3 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.70%) VBScript
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Degree
2 8 (14.81%) ISEB
3 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) HP
2 4 (7.41%) JBoss
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) EMC
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