Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Development Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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

Test Development Engineer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 196 208
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 22 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.41% 0.55% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.57% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 7
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +106.90% -22.67% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £26,500 £31,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £43,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% -22.73%

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 5,067 5,409 5,007
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 96.26% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3,297 3,458 3,098
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £64,825
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Test Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Development Engineer in Scotland

Test Development Engineer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Test Development Engineer in Scotland

Test Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Development Engineer in Scotland

Test Development 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 Test Development Engineer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. 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 -12 16 £60,000 +106.90%
Glasgow +1 6 £45,000 -
Test Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Test Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Test Development Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 22 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 21 (95.45%) SDET
2 21 (95.45%) Git (software)
2 21 (95.45%) NUnit
2 21 (95.45%) Degree
2 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) OO
3 17 (77.27%) Java
3 17 (77.27%) Test Scripting
3 17 (77.27%) TeamCity
3 17 (77.27%) Cucumber
3 17 (77.27%) Jenkins
4 16 (72.73%) User Stories
4 16 (72.73%) Gherkin
4 16 (72.73%) Agile Testing
4 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (72.73%) API Testing
4 16 (72.73%) Scenario Testing
4 16 (72.73%) BDD
4 16 (72.73%) REST
4 16 (72.73%) Process Improvement
4 16 (72.73%) Open Source
4 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (72.73%) PowerShell

Test Development 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 16 (72.73%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 21 (95.45%) Git (software)
2 21 (95.45%) NUnit
3 17 (77.27%) Cucumber
3 17 (77.27%) Jenkins
3 17 (77.27%) TeamCity
4 5 (22.73%) MSTest
4 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Appium
5 1 (4.55%) Calabash
5 1 (4.55%) Gatling
5 1 (4.55%) JBehave
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) JMeter
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET Web API
2 16 (72.73%) Gherkin
2 16 (72.73%) JSON
2 16 (72.73%) REST
2 16 (72.73%) XML
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
3 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 5 (22.73%) Entity Framework
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
1 5 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (95.45%) OO
2 21 (95.45%) SDET
3 17 (77.27%) Test Scripting
4 16 (72.73%) Agile Testing
4 16 (72.73%) API Testing
4 16 (72.73%) BDD
4 16 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (72.73%) MVC
4 16 (72.73%) Open Source
4 16 (72.73%) Process Improvement
4 16 (72.73%) Scenario Testing
4 16 (72.73%) Software Testing
4 16 (72.73%) TDD
4 16 (72.73%) User Stories
5 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 5 (22.73%) Coaching
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) Java
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (72.73%) PowerShell
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 5 (22.73%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft