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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 21 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 9.47% 4.72% 9.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.57% 4.76% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 5
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
94 126 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 98.95% 99.21% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 82 99 51
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) ISEB
3 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
3 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) JIRA
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) JUnit
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
5 4 (23.53%) Perforce
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (23.53%) DTV
5 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 4 (23.53%) FitNesse
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (23.53%) User Experience
5 4 (23.53%) TestLink
5 4 (23.53%) VersionOne
5 4 (23.53%) CentOS
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (23.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
1 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) FitNesse
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) TestLink
2 4 (23.53%) VersionOne
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
1 4 (23.53%) DTV
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) CentOS
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C++
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
1 4 (23.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISEB
2 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Perforce
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat