The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Dorset region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 66 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.51% 1.36% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.40% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Median salary £30,000 £47,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £57,500 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
584 642 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.83% 97.13% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 514 497 727
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +13 1 £25,000 -56.52% 1
Poole - 1 £30,000 - 1
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) IBM
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Data Management
1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
1 8 (53.33%) Functional Testing
1 8 (53.33%) Virtual Team
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (33.33%) V-Model
4 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 5 (33.33%) ISEB
4 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) webMethods
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (20.00%) MQSeries
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Temenos T24

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) FogBugz
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Virtual Team
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
1 8 (53.33%) Data Management
1 8 (53.33%) Functional Testing
1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) V-Model
4 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) DevOps
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) DO-160
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Green Hat
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) webMethods
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago