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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 148 136 140
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 14 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% 1.19% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.25% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 41 19
Average salary £31,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2988 3446 2692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.39% 95.43% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2840 2339
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,458 £52,500 £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
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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
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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
Leicestershire +11 9 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Northamptonshire +4 2 £31,250 -10.71% 2
Nottinghamshire -7 2 £36,000 +21.00% 1
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 27 (60.00%) SQL
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (51.11%) Degree
4 19 (42.22%) Automated Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Mobile App
5 16 (35.56%) Cyber Security
6 15 (33.33%) Finance
7 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (31.11%) Biometrics
7 14 (31.11%) Smartcard
7 14 (31.11%) TickIT
7 14 (31.11%) Identity Management
7 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
7 14 (31.11%) ISO 9001
7 14 (31.11%) Windows Vista
7 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (24.44%) .NET
9 10 (22.22%) Java
9 10 (22.22%) QA
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) ISEB
12 7 (15.56%) Aerospace
12 7 (15.56%) C#
12 7 (15.56%) Selenium
12 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
12 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (13.33%) Load Testing

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (8.89%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) ISDN
1 2 (4.44%) VoIP
1 2 (4.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.44%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.44%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) NUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.22%) NeoLoad
4 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Aerospace
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Military
4 2 (4.44%) Avionics
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) HTML
2 6 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) XSD
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Mobile App
2 14 (31.11%) Biometrics
2 14 (31.11%) Smartcard
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Vista
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.89%) Android
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.44%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Automated Testing
3 16 (35.56%) Cyber Security
4 14 (31.11%) Identity Management
5 7 (15.56%) Manual Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Load Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.11%) System Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.89%) Test Management
8 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Bug Management
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.44%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.22%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) ISEB
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.44%) HND
4 2 (4.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) MCAD
5 1 (2.22%) HNC
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) ISO 9001
1 14 (31.11%) TickIT
2 10 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) IEC 61508
3 2 (4.44%) DO-178B
3 2 (4.44%) DO-254
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 2 (4.44%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) New Relic
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