Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Technical Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 195 209
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Engineer 18 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.42% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 26
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +70.94% -8.59%
UK median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5398 4990 6140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.00% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 3098 3950
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,825 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Technical Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Engineer in Scotland

Technical Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Technical Engineer in Scotland

Technical Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Engineer in Scotland

Technical Engineer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 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
Edinburgh -5 13 £65,000 +85.71%
Glasgow -13 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Technical Engineer
UK

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Technical 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 Scotland region featuring Technical Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Finance
1 12 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (61.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (61.11%) Ansible
2 11 (61.11%) Change Management
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) JMeter
4 3 (16.67%) Appium
4 3 (16.67%) SDET
4 3 (16.67%) Calabash
4 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Confluence
4 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) JBehave
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) Gatling
5 2 (11.11%) Unix

Technical Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) LDAP
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Appium
1 3 (16.67%) Calabash
1 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 3 (16.67%) Gatling
1 3 (16.67%) JBehave
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
1 3 (16.67%) JMeter
1 3 (16.67%) JUnit
1 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) DataPower
1 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 11 (61.11%) Change Management
2 11 (61.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) SDET
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Case Management
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) CA
2 1 (5.56%) KANA
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Siemens