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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 71 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.55% 0.39% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average 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 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
698 715 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.01% 93.46% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 584 609 426
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Software Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
2 10 (76.92%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) Manual Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Functional Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) German Language
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Automotive
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) SQL

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Software Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Functional Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Manual Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) HNC
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle