The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 65 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.75% - 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% - 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £41,250 - £36,250
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 - £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 - £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
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 Coventry 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
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
743 559 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 92.53% 96.21% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 596 482 403
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Coventry

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Engineer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 5 (83.33%) HP
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) WAI
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP