The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 59 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.81% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.42% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £57,500 £36,250 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.62% -12.12%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Test Engineer
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth 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
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
426 473 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 96.16% 98.95% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 338 358 303
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 8 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Financial Institution
3 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) OLTP
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) TestDirector
3 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 5 (62.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (62.50%) Cash Management
3 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (62.50%) Statistics
3 5 (62.50%) Temenos T24
3 5 (62.50%) Process Architecture
3 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Green Hat

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Temenos T24
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (62.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) TestDirector
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (25.00%) Calabash
3 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
3 2 (25.00%) Appium
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) Statistics
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) Cash Management
2 5 (62.50%) Process Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (62.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Green Hat
2 2 (25.00%) SOASTA, Inc