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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 135 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.18% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Median salary £38,250 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
2167 1869 2131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.44% 97.34% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1662 1568 1935
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £25,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 5 (83.33%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Collateral Management
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Fintech
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) CANoe
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) VectorCAST
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Collateral Management
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) MISRA
2 1 (16.67%) SDET