The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 129 135 120
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 11 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Median salary £40,000 £31,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Test Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2241 1981 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.93% 97.59% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1663 1632 1597
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) JMeter
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) NeoLoad
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) NeoLoad
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Gatling
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Games
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Scala
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) SOASTA, Inc