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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 121 138 138
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 40 25 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 0.79% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.83% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 27
Median salary £31,500 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £29,750 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £44,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
2775 3024 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.22% 95.24% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1945 2348
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +11 17 £36,000 -8.86% 1
Fife - 15 £31,500 -
Glasgow -16 6 £32,500 -18.75%
West Lothian - 2 - -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Selenium
2 20 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 18 (32.14%) Python
4 17 (30.36%) Java
4 17 (30.36%) Degree
5 15 (26.79%) Manual Testing
6 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 11 (19.64%) BDD
8 11 (19.64%) Automation Testing
9 10 (17.86%) ISTQB
9 10 (17.86%) QA
9 10 (17.86%) SQL
9 10 (17.86%) Linux
9 10 (17.86%) ISEB
9 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
10 9 (16.07%) Windows
10 9 (16.07%) C#
10 9 (16.07%) Perl
11 8 (14.29%) JIRA
11 8 (14.29%) WebDriver
11 8 (14.29%) Robot Framework
12 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.50%) Functional Testing
12 7 (12.50%) Ruby
12 7 (12.50%) Subversion
12 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (12.50%) Telecoms

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 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) Jetty
1 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
1 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.79%) SNMP
1 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Selenium
2 8 (14.29%) JIRA
2 8 (14.29%) Robot Framework
2 8 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.50%) Subversion
4 5 (8.93%) Jasmine
4 5 (8.93%) JBehave
4 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.93%) JUnit
4 5 (8.93%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (8.93%) LabVIEW
4 5 (8.93%) Maven
4 5 (8.93%) TestNG
5 4 (7.14%) Bugzilla
6 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.71%) Electronics
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Games
2 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Military
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) REST
1 5 (8.93%) RESTful
1 5 (8.93%) SOAP
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) CSS
3 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (7.14%) EPoS
4 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Physics
6 1 (1.79%) EMV
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Unix
4 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 15 (26.79%) Manual Testing
4 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 11 (19.64%) Automation Testing
5 11 (19.64%) BDD
6 10 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) Scrum
8 6 (10.71%) TDD
9 5 (8.93%) ETL
9 5 (8.93%) Lean Manufacturing
9 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
9 5 (8.93%) Six Sigma
9 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.93%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) Python
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) SQL
4 9 (16.07%) C#
4 9 (16.07%) Perl
5 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.50%) Ruby
6 6 (10.71%) C
7 5 (8.93%) VB
8 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.57%) C++
9 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 10 (17.86%) ISEB
2 10 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) CCNP
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) Cegedim Rx
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago