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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 68 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.18% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.48% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,000 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
734 622 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.20% 97.04% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 622 524 397
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Coventry

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) QA
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) MS Office
9 3 (18.75%) HNC
9 3 (18.75%) ISEB
9 3 (18.75%) Automotive
9 3 (18.75%) Validation
9 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 3 (18.75%) Selenium
9 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
9 3 (18.75%) Ruby
9 3 (18.75%) Black-Box Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (12.50%) SDLC
10 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
10 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (12.50%) RSpec
10 2 (12.50%) Concordion
10 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Concordion
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) RSpec
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) WATIR
General
1 3 (18.75%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) German Language
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 3 (18.75%) Validation
9 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 2 (12.50%) OOP
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum
9 2 (12.50%) SDLC
9 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (6.25%) BDD
10 1 (6.25%) OOD
10 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
1 3 (18.75%) HNC
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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