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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 120 146 123
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 32 24 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 0.73% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.77% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 31
Median salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £41,800 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
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
2671 3128 3575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.91% 95.48% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 2007 2298
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +17 20 £36,000 -1.36% 2
Fife - 10 £31,500 -
Glasgow -1 2 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Test Automation
3 21 (35.59%) Selenium
4 20 (33.90%) Java
5 18 (30.51%) Python
5 18 (30.51%) Manual Testing
6 17 (28.81%) Degree
7 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (22.03%) QA
8 13 (22.03%) Software Testing
9 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
10 11 (18.64%) Robot Framework
10 11 (18.64%) Automation Testing
10 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
11 10 (16.95%) Finance
11 10 (16.95%) Games
11 10 (16.95%) ISTQB
11 10 (16.95%) Linux
11 10 (16.95%) ISEB
11 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
11 10 (16.95%) BDD
12 9 (15.25%) Perl
12 9 (15.25%) SQL
12 9 (15.25%) Retail
12 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
13 8 (13.56%) Windows
14 7 (11.86%) WebDriver
14 7 (11.86%) Functional Testing
14 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (11.86%) JIRA

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 (1.69%) CMS
1 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Selenium
2 11 (18.64%) Robot Framework
3 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.86%) JIRA
3 7 (11.86%) Subversion
3 7 (11.86%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.47%) Jasmine
4 5 (8.47%) JBehave
4 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.47%) JUnit
4 5 (8.47%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (8.47%) LabVIEW
4 5 (8.47%) Maven
4 5 (8.47%) TestNG
5 4 (6.78%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.69%) TestLink
General
1 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Games
3 9 (15.25%) Retail
4 7 (11.86%) Electronics
5 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
6 5 (8.47%) Military
7 1 (1.69%) Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) REST
1 5 (8.47%) RESTful
1 5 (8.47%) SOAP
2 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 3 (5.08%) CSS
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (6.78%) EPoS
4 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.08%) Physics
6 1 (1.69%) EMV
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Unix
4 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Test Automation
3 18 (30.51%) Manual Testing
4 13 (22.03%) Software Testing
5 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
6 11 (18.64%) Automation Testing
7 10 (16.95%) BDD
8 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (11.86%) Functional Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Performance Engineering
10 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Project Management
11 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.47%) ETL
11 5 (8.47%) Scrum
11 5 (8.47%) Six Sigma
11 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.47%) TDD
11 5 (8.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Java
2 18 (30.51%) Python
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.25%) Perl
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 7 (11.86%) C#
6 6 (10.17%) C
6 6 (10.17%) Ruby
7 5 (8.47%) VB
8 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.39%) C++
9 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) ISEB
2 10 (16.95%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) VMware
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
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