The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 67 91 69
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 25 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.06% 0.91% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 0.92% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Test Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
807 765 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.66% 98.97% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 613 692 473
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £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 Dorset

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Dorset

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 25 £45,000 - 2
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 27 (84.38%) Finance
1 27 (84.38%) Banking
2 22 (68.75%) Automation Testing
3 17 (53.13%) XML
4 15 (46.88%) Regression Testing
4 15 (46.88%) Functional Testing
4 15 (46.88%) System Testing
5 14 (43.75%) Temenos T24
5 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (43.75%) Test Management
5 14 (43.75%) Green Hat
5 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
5 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (43.75%) Telecoms
5 14 (43.75%) Scrum
5 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 14 (43.75%) Data Management
5 14 (43.75%) QA
5 14 (43.75%) MQSeries
5 14 (43.75%) IBM
5 14 (43.75%) HP
5 14 (43.75%) ISEB
5 14 (43.75%) Middleware
5 14 (43.75%) webMethods
5 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
6 13 (40.63%) Selenium
6 13 (40.63%) DevOps
7 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 10 (31.25%) Java

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 14 (43.75%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) 2G
2 1 (3.13%) 3G
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (84.38%) Banking
1 27 (84.38%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Telecoms
3 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
4 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) XML
2 14 (43.75%) Middleware
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Compact Framework
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Automation Testing
2 15 (46.88%) Functional Testing
2 15 (46.88%) Regression Testing
2 15 (46.88%) System Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 14 (43.75%) Data Management
3 14 (43.75%) Scrum
3 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Test Management
3 14 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (40.63%) DevOps
5 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 9 (28.13%) Asset Management
6 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
6 9 (28.13%) SOA
6 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) Data Modelling
7 5 (15.63%) Decision Table
7 5 (15.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) XPath
4 2 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) ISEB
2 9 (28.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.13%) JTAG
3 1 (3.13%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Green Hat
1 14 (43.75%) HP
1 14 (43.75%) IBM
1 14 (43.75%) webMethods
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
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