The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cwmbran 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 18 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 9.68% 4.00% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 4.00% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £31,750 £31,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.28%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Test Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cwmbran 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
Cwmbran
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
62 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 47
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cwmbran

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cwmbran

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Cwmbran

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cwmbran

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cwmbran 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 (72.73%) Perl
1 8 (72.73%) Korn
1 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Groovy
2 7 (63.64%) JUnit
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
5 4 (36.36%) DTV
5 4 (36.36%) Multimedia
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) Android Development
5 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
5 4 (36.36%) Android
5 4 (36.36%) Test Management
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
6 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (27.27%) C
6 3 (27.27%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) SQL

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cwmbran 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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (36.36%) Multimedia
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) DTV
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Android
1 4 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Android Development
3 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Bug Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Perl
1 8 (72.73%) Korn
1 8 (72.73%) Bash Shell
2 7 (63.64%) Groovy
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
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