The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Test Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 89 96 101
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £34,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.57% -4.37%  

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 1055 1226 1284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.30% 93.45% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 679 825 778
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 £28,000
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%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Windows

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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