The median annual salary for a Senior Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Test Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 91 101
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Test Engineer 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.23% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.24% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  

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 1075 1240 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.37% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 693 828 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) Test Planning
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (14.29%) Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (14.29%) Finance

Senior Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Planning
2 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP