Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Test Engineer
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.41% 1.16% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.23% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Aberdeen median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £29,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +106.90% -15.94% +15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies in Aberdeen with a recognized job title 66 81 80
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.96% 94.19% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53 69 45
Aberdeen median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £22,050
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Aberdeen

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Aberdeen.

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Aberdeen

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Aberdeen region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA