The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Fife during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 5 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 3.85% 28.89% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.85% 29.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Median salary £32,500 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife. 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
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 26 44 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 100.00% 97.78% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 76 82 123
Median salary £42,500 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% -16.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £44,688 £50,875
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 1 £32,500 -
Test Engineer
Scotland

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Robot Framework
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) EMV
2 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 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%) Robot Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) APACS
1 1 (33.33%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (33.33%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA