The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East Midlands region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 169 167 147
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 15 20 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% 0.54% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.56% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 42
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.33%
Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3224 3572 3703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.37% 97.25% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2612 2966 3100
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 28 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Nottinghamshire +3 6 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Northamptonshire +12 3 £37,500 +4.16%
Derbyshire +7 3 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Lincolnshire -14 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East Midlands region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (37.93%) Windows
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (27.59%) QA
4 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
4 8 (27.59%) ISEB
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) Linux
5 7 (24.14%) C#
5 7 (24.14%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Selenium
6 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
7 5 (17.24%) High Availability
7 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Logistics
7 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (17.24%) Oracle
7 5 (17.24%) MS Office
7 5 (17.24%) Unix
7 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
8 4 (13.79%) Electronics
8 4 (13.79%) Finance
8 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (13.79%) Test Automation

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) RS-232
2 2 (6.90%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.90%) SNMP
2 2 (6.90%) SSL
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) PVCS
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Trac
General
1 4 (13.79%) Electronics
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
3 8 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.24%) High Availability
5 5 (17.24%) Logistics
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
7 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) C
3 3 (10.34%) C++
3 3 (10.34%) MATLAB
3 3 (10.34%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.90%) HND
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) HP
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