Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Fife during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Test Engineer
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.35% 14.81% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 15.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 0
Fife median annual salary £36,250 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.08% - -
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.37% -2.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife. 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
Fife
Permanent vacancies in Fife with a recognized job title 67 79 73
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 97.53% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 48 64 54
Fife median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -11.56% +1.38%
10th Percentile £19,175 £26,250 £26,325
90th Percentile £47,500 £48,750 £44,688
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Fife

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Fife

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Fife

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Fife region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 3 £36,250 -
Test Engineer
Scotland

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Fife region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) EMV
3 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) APACS

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) APACS
1 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (33.33%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA