The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 149 144 158
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 41 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 0.77% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.80% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 10
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,050 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3771 3006 3318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.37% 95.95% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 2559 2967
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +6 25 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Derbyshire -11 7 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Nottinghamshire -11 5 £25,625 -21.15%
Northamptonshire -10 4 £32,500 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 41 (56.94%) Windows
2 38 (52.78%) SQL
3 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 26 (36.11%) Degree
6 23 (31.94%) Finance
7 22 (30.56%) Mobile App
7 22 (30.56%) Cyber Security
8 20 (27.78%) Identity Management
8 20 (27.78%) Biometrics
8 20 (27.78%) Smartcard
8 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
8 20 (27.78%) Windows Vista
8 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (26.39%) Selenium
9 19 (26.39%) ISEB
9 19 (26.39%) C#
10 18 (25.00%) ISO 9001
10 18 (25.00%) TickIT
10 18 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 15 (20.83%) QA
12 13 (18.06%) Test Scripting
13 12 (16.67%) Regression Testing
13 12 (16.67%) C
13 12 (16.67%) Java
14 10 (13.89%) .NET
14 10 (13.89%) C++
14 10 (13.89%) Firmware
14 10 (13.89%) Test Automation

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (4.17%) IIS
1 3 (4.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) VoIP
2 5 (6.94%) ISDN
2 5 (6.94%) Network Security
3 4 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (2.78%) Firewall
4 2 (2.78%) Wireless
4 2 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Selenium
2 9 (12.50%) JUnit
2 9 (12.50%) NUnit
3 7 (9.72%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.56%) TestPartner
4 4 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.78%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.39%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.89%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) XML
3 7 (9.72%) XSD
4 3 (4.17%) LAMP
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) HTML
6 1 (1.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.39%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.56%) Mobile App
2 20 (27.78%) Biometrics
2 20 (27.78%) Smartcard
3 10 (13.89%) Firmware
4 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.17%) iPad
6 3 (4.17%) VHDL
7 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.94%) Windows
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (27.78%) Windows Vista
3 5 (6.94%) Linux
4 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Phone
4 3 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 22 (30.56%) Cyber Security
4 20 (27.78%) Identity Management
5 18 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 13 (18.06%) Test Scripting
7 12 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.72%) Time Management
10 6 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 6 (8.33%) System Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.94%) Scrum
11 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.94%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.94%) Test Management
11 5 (6.94%) Automation Testing
12 4 (5.56%) Business Development
12 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.78%) SQL
2 19 (26.39%) C#
3 12 (16.67%) C
3 12 (16.67%) Java
4 10 (13.89%) C++
5 8 (11.11%) Python
6 3 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (36.11%) Degree
2 19 (26.39%) ISEB
3 5 (6.94%) HND
3 5 (6.94%) CCNA
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.94%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) GPEN
5 2 (2.78%) OSCP
5 2 (2.78%) GIAC
5 2 (2.78%) CEH
5 2 (2.78%) CISMP
5 2 (2.78%) CISSP
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 18 (25.00%) TickIT
2 15 (20.83%) QA
3 3 (4.17%) WAI
4 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) HP
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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