The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 156 136 155
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 20 44 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.54% 1.19% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.23% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 42 8
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
3545 3584 3015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.17% 96.68% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2943 2999 2575
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 3 July 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire +4 9 £40,000 +30.08% 1
Northamptonshire -3 6 £36,000 +30.90% 1
Derbyshire +1 3 £30,000 +8.10% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £37,500 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) QA
4 15 (40.54%) C#
4 15 (40.54%) Java
5 14 (37.84%) Selenium
5 14 (37.84%) Scrum
6 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
7 12 (32.43%) Mobile App
8 10 (27.03%) Degree
8 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
9 9 (24.32%) BDD
10 8 (21.62%) Automation Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Finance
11 7 (18.92%) UNIX
11 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
11 7 (18.92%) .NET
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
12 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
13 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
13 5 (13.51%) Android
13 5 (13.51%) ISEB
13 5 (13.51%) Firmware
14 4 (10.81%) HTML
14 4 (10.81%) OOP
14 4 (10.81%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.81%) Ranorex
4 4 (10.81%) TestComplete
5 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.70%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.70%) NUnit
7 1 (2.70%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) TestNG
7 1 (2.70%) JUnit
7 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) WinForms
2 4 (10.81%) WPF
2 4 (10.81%) HTML5
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) CSS3
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) XSD
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (8.11%) Biometrics
2 3 (8.11%) Smartcard
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) UNIX
3 5 (13.51%) Android
3 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Phone
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Scrum
3 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
4 9 (24.32%) BDD
4 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Automation Testing
6 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.81%) OOP
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
7 4 (10.81%) System Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.11%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (8.11%) Cyber Security
8 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.51%) ISEB
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.70%) MCAD
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (51.35%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (8.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) New Relic
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