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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 138 145 139
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 23 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.77% 0.49% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.51% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 16
Average salary £34,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.25% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 5 February 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
(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 -8 9 £42,500 -15.00%
Dundee -8 7 £32,500 -
Fife - 3 £32,500 -
Edinburgh +5 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
West Lothian - 2 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (65.71%) Degree
2 21 (60.00%) Python
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) Linux
4 15 (42.86%) Selenium
4 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 14 (40.00%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) C#
7 10 (28.57%) Windows
7 10 (28.57%) Scrum
7 10 (28.57%) TDD
7 10 (28.57%) BDD
8 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
8 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
8 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
8 9 (25.71%) JIRA
8 9 (25.71%) Ruby
8 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.71%) Perl
8 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
8 9 (25.71%) SDLC
9 8 (22.86%) XML
9 8 (22.86%) Android
9 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
9 8 (22.86%) User Stories
9 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Android Development
10 7 (20.00%) iOS Development

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (20.00%) IIS
1 7 (20.00%) Jetty
1 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DLNA
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) ICMP
4 1 (2.86%) SNMP
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Selenium
2 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
2 9 (25.71%) JIRA
2 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
3 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.57%) Bugzilla
5 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) Mocha
6 1 (2.86%) MSTest
6 1 (2.86%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) XML
2 7 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) Dojo
4 1 (2.86%) EJB
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.43%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.86%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Android
3 8 (22.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.86%) OpenWrt
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 10 (28.57%) BDD
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) TDD
4 9 (25.71%) Manual Testing
4 9 (25.71%) SDLC
4 9 (25.71%) Software Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
5 8 (22.86%) User Stories
6 7 (20.00%) Android Development
6 7 (20.00%) ATDD
6 7 (20.00%) High Availability
6 7 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 7 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Python
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) C#
4 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
4 9 (25.71%) Perl
4 9 (25.71%) Ruby
5 4 (11.43%) C
5 4 (11.43%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.71%) Tcl
7 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) ISEB
2 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Iperf
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Cegedim Rx
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
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