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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 18 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 12.05% 10.94% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.05% 10.94% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
Average salary £37,250 £30,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -3.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,900 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,950 £32,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.97%
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
83 64 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cwmbran 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 78 63 52
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -10.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) Test Management
2 16 (94.12%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
3 10 (58.82%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Client/Server
4 9 (52.94%) JUnit
4 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
4 9 (52.94%) DVB
4 9 (52.94%) Perforce
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) Objective-C
4 9 (52.94%) Confluence
4 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
4 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) Korn
4 9 (52.94%) Statistics
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
4 9 (52.94%) JIRA
4 9 (52.94%) CentOS
4 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
4 9 (52.94%) User Experience
4 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (52.94%) TestLink
4 9 (52.94%) Product Management
5 8 (47.06%) Test Automation

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cwmbran by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DVB
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
1 9 (52.94%) JUnit
1 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
1 9 (52.94%) TestLink
2 4 (23.53%) FitNesse
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Client/Server
1 9 (52.94%) Statistics
1 9 (52.94%) User Experience
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (47.06%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) CentOS
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) Test Management
2 16 (94.12%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) Product Management
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
5 7 (41.18%) Bug Management
5 7 (41.18%) Cyber Security
5 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
1 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
2 9 (52.94%) Objective-C
2 9 (52.94%) Korn
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
1 9 (52.94%) Perforce