The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 143 124 134
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 24 52 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 1.41% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.49% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 9
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
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
3089 3501 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.88% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2235 1871
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
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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 -2 15 £36,500 +7.35% 2
Glasgow -18 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Dundee -1 3 £27,500 - 1
Aberdeen +11 1 - -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 17 (42.50%) Software Testing
3 17 (42.50%) QA
4 16 (40.00%) Degree
5 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (35.00%) JMS
6 13 (32.50%) Automated Testing
6 13 (32.50%) UNIX
7 12 (30.00%) Linux
8 10 (25.00%) JBoss
8 10 (25.00%) HP UFT
8 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 9 (22.50%) Dojo
9 9 (22.50%) jQuery
9 9 (22.50%) FIXML
9 9 (22.50%) HTML
9 9 (22.50%) Java
9 9 (22.50%) VBA
9 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
9 9 (22.50%) EJB
9 9 (22.50%) CSS
10 8 (20.00%) Python
10 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (20.00%) Scrum
10 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.00%) Selenium

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (25.00%) JBoss
2 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) LDAP
1 5 (12.50%) CTI
2 4 (10.00%) Wireless
3 3 (7.50%) Wireshark
3 3 (7.50%) DLNA
3 3 (7.50%) ICMP
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 3 (7.50%) HTTP
3 3 (7.50%) SNMP
3 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 8 (20.00%) Selenium
3 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.00%) Maven
4 4 (10.00%) JUnit
4 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (7.50%) Mocha
5 3 (7.50%) Jasmine
5 3 (7.50%) Subversion
5 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.00%) TestComplete
6 2 (5.00%) JMeter
6 2 (5.00%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.50%) QAComplete
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) JMS
2 9 (22.50%) FIXML
2 9 (22.50%) HTML
2 9 (22.50%) EJB
2 9 (22.50%) CSS
2 9 (22.50%) Dojo
2 9 (22.50%) jQuery
3 6 (15.00%) Java EE
4 5 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (12.50%) JSP
4 5 (12.50%) Servlets
5 4 (10.00%) Ajax
6 3 (7.50%) Web Services
6 3 (7.50%) REST
7 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) UNIX
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Windows
4 4 (10.00%) Android
4 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.50%) Mac OS
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 2000
5 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Vista
6 2 (5.00%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 17 (42.50%) Software Testing
4 13 (32.50%) Automated Testing
5 8 (20.00%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.50%) BDD
6 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.50%) TDD
7 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (12.50%) ITSM
8 5 (12.50%) Service Management
8 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 4 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.00%) OO
9 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Use Case
10 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) VBA
4 8 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.00%) Tcl
6 4 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) C++
7 3 (7.50%) C
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby
7 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.00%) VBScript
9 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Degree
2 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Firmware
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Iperf
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
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