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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 146 144 172
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 32 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% 0.65% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.68% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 4
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -4.10%
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
3523 3086 3230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.36% 95.31% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2953 2641 2801
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £52,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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
(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
Leicestershire +13 19 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Nottinghamshire +8 12 £29,250 -10.00% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 47 (61.84%) Degree
2 45 (59.21%) SQL
3 43 (56.58%) Windows
4 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 25 (32.89%) TickIT
6 25 (32.89%) Identity Management
6 25 (32.89%) Finance
6 25 (32.89%) Windows XP
6 25 (32.89%) ISO 9001
6 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (32.89%) Biometrics
6 25 (32.89%) Smartcard
6 25 (32.89%) Windows Vista
6 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (32.89%) Mobile App
6 25 (32.89%) Cyber Security
7 21 (27.63%) Test Scripting
8 19 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 17 (22.37%) Regression Testing
9 17 (22.37%) Manual Testing
10 14 (18.42%) Time Management
11 12 (15.79%) QA
11 12 (15.79%) ISEB
11 12 (15.79%) Python
12 11 (14.47%) C
13 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (11.84%) C++
15 8 (10.53%) Firmware
15 8 (10.53%) VHDL

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) VPN
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
1 2 (2.63%) Wireless
1 2 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Selenium
2 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (2.63%) WATIR
3 2 (2.63%) Sahi
4 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (32.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Biometrics
1 25 (32.89%) Smartcard
1 25 (32.89%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.53%) Firmware
3 8 (10.53%) VHDL
4 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.95%) Open Source
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (56.58%) Windows
2 25 (32.89%) Windows XP
2 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 25 (32.89%) Windows Vista
2 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 25 (32.89%) Identity Management
3 25 (32.89%) Cyber Security
4 21 (27.63%) Test Scripting
5 19 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 17 (22.37%) Regression Testing
6 17 (22.37%) Manual Testing
7 14 (18.42%) Time Management
8 8 (10.53%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.58%) Logistics
10 4 (5.26%) Automation Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Scrum
11 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.95%) TDD
11 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (2.63%) BDD
12 2 (2.63%) Test Strategy
12 2 (2.63%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (59.21%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) Python
3 11 (14.47%) C
4 9 (11.84%) C++
5 5 (6.58%) Java
5 5 (6.58%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) Ruby
7 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
7 2 (2.63%) F#
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (61.84%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) ISEB
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.63%) CISSP
4 2 (2.63%) GIAC
4 2 (2.63%) CEH
4 2 (2.63%) CISMP
4 2 (2.63%) GPEN
4 2 (2.63%) OSCP
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.89%) ISO 9001
1 25 (32.89%) TickIT
2 12 (15.79%) QA
3 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
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