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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 131 129 126
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.38% 0.056% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.057% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £27,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
2259 1743 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.48% 98.31% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 1400 1563
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 24 May 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) NeoLoad
6 1 (7.14%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Google Drive
6 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.14%) Gatling

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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) JMeter
2 2 (14.29%) NeoLoad
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Gatling
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Scala
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) SOASTA, Inc
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