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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 133 145 149
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 29 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.73% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.77% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 13
Median salary £31,500 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
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
2739 2997 3703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.65% 95.29% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1895 2438
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,232 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Fife - 13 £31,500 -
Edinburgh +12 9 £36,000 -15.29% 4
Glasgow -16 5 - -
West Lothian - 2 - -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Python
2 19 (39.58%) Degree
2 19 (39.58%) Test Automation
3 14 (29.17%) Selenium
4 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
4 13 (27.08%) BDD
5 12 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Java
5 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (22.92%) C#
6 11 (22.92%) Linux
7 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
7 10 (20.83%) Windows
7 10 (20.83%) Perl
7 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
8 9 (18.75%) ISEB
8 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
8 9 (18.75%) Ruby
9 8 (16.67%) JIRA
9 8 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
9 8 (16.67%) TDD
9 8 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
10 7 (14.58%) Functional Testing
10 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (6.25%) IIS
1 3 (6.25%) Jetty
1 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.08%) SNMP
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Selenium
2 8 (16.67%) JIRA
2 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.58%) Subversion
4 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.42%) Jasmine
5 5 (10.42%) JBehave
5 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.42%) JUnit
5 5 (10.42%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (10.42%) LabVIEW
5 5 (10.42%) Maven
5 5 (10.42%) TestNG
6 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.17%) Robot Framework
7 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.08%) TestLink
General
1 6 (12.50%) Electronics
1 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.42%) Military
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) REST
1 5 (10.42%) RESTful
1 5 (10.42%) SOAP
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (8.33%) EPoS
4 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Windows
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
4 3 (6.25%) Android
4 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Test Automation
3 13 (27.08%) BDD
3 13 (27.08%) Test Scripting
4 12 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) TDD
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) Functional Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Lean Manufacturing
8 5 (10.42%) Process Improvement
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) Six Sigma
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.42%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Python
2 12 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) C#
4 10 (20.83%) Perl
4 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 9 (18.75%) Ruby
6 6 (12.50%) C
7 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.42%) VB
8 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) C++
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) ISEB
2 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Cegedim Rx
2 3 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
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