The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 27 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 105 91
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.58% 0.39% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.39% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 2
Median salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1131 1266 1189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 92.93% 97.53% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 728 675 758
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Glasgow

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Glasgow region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Selenium
3 9 (75.00%) Java
4 8 (66.67%) Scrum
5 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 7 (58.33%) RESTful
5 7 (58.33%) QA
6 6 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (50.00%) User Stories
7 5 (41.67%) API Testing
7 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
7 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
7 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
7 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
7 5 (41.67%) Scala
7 5 (41.67%) Kanban
7 5 (41.67%) Groovy
7 5 (41.67%) Usability Testing
7 5 (41.67%) C#
7 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (41.67%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 3 (25.00%) .NET

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (16.67%) WinRunner
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) RESTful
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (50.00%) User Stories
6 5 (41.67%) API Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
6 5 (41.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Kanban
6 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (41.67%) Usability Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Groovy
2 5 (41.67%) Scala
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle