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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 66 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.87% 1.03% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.06% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
Median salary £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
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
575 660 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 99.65% 97.49% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 500 513 703
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
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 25 August 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
Poole -7 3 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Bournemouth +11 1 £25,000 -
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
4 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) V-Model
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) DO-160
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) DO-160
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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