The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Senior Test Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 98
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1181 1146 1327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.94% 95.98% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 726 659 834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Test Engineer in Edinburgh

Senior Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Test Engineer in Edinburgh

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Test Planning
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft