The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 95 146 146
Rank change year-on-year
+51 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 37 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.58% 0.55% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.58% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 18
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £42,500 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
2241 2941 3169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.21% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1918 2070
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +42 30 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Glasgow +17 3 £35,000 -15.15% 1
West Lothian +5 2 £34,000 - 1
Aberdeen +3 1 £35,000 -
Fife +2 1 £31,500 -2.32%
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (52.17%) Selenium
3 33 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 24 (34.78%) Finance
5 22 (31.88%) Java
6 21 (30.43%) C#
7 19 (27.54%) Manual Testing
8 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
8 18 (26.09%) QA
8 18 (26.09%) Python
9 17 (24.64%) Degree
10 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
10 14 (20.29%) ISEB
11 13 (18.84%) ISTQB
11 13 (18.84%) Test Scripting
12 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (15.94%) Robot Framework
13 11 (15.94%) Games
13 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
13 11 (15.94%) .NET
14 10 (14.49%) Linux
14 10 (14.49%) Scrum
14 10 (14.49%) Subversion
14 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
15 9 (13.04%) Retail
15 9 (13.04%) JIRA
15 9 (13.04%) Performance Testing
15 9 (13.04%) SQL
15 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.04%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) CMS
1 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) DNS
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
1 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.45%) Network Security
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (52.17%) Selenium
2 11 (15.94%) Robot Framework
3 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.49%) Subversion
4 9 (13.04%) JIRA
5 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.59%) WebDriver
6 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
7 6 (8.70%) Jasmine
7 6 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (8.70%) SpecFlow
8 5 (7.25%) MSTest
8 5 (7.25%) NUnit
9 3 (4.35%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.45%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Games
2 11 (15.94%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.04%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) .NET
2 6 (8.70%) REST
2 6 (8.70%) SOAP
3 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.90%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
5 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) EPoS
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) Physics
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.45%) EMV
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.45%) Informatics
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 3 (4.35%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) Android
3 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 19 (27.54%) Manual Testing
4 18 (26.09%) Software Testing
5 13 (18.84%) Test Scripting
6 10 (14.49%) Scrum
7 9 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 9 (13.04%) Test Planning
8 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Automation Testing
8 8 (11.59%) User Stories
8 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.14%) Integration Testing
9 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.14%) SDLC
10 6 (8.70%) API Testing
10 6 (8.70%) BDD
10 6 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (8.70%) Functional Testing
10 6 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) Java
2 21 (30.43%) C#
3 18 (26.09%) Python
4 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.04%) SQL
5 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.35%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.45%) C
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Degree
2 14 (20.29%) ISEB
3 13 (18.84%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) HP
3 2 (2.90%) VMware
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
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