The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 92 99
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.084% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.087% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.66%  

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 1185 1148 1325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.95% 95.91% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2877 2279 2881
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 £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Edinburgh

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Edinburgh

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Software 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 Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) SDET
3 1 (20.00%) Phabricator
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Robotics

Software 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (20.00%) CMake
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (20.00%) NuGet
1 1 (20.00%) Phabricator
1 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Debian
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SDET
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Edinburgh, Midlothian
SoCode Limited
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Dependent on Experience. Includes Pension and bonuses.
Posted: 5 days ago