The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 135 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.053% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.056% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
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
1907 1773 1817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.50% 93.46% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1554 1585
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ranorex
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (20.00%) VectorCAST
3 1 (20.00%) CANoe
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (20.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (20.00%) CANoe
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft