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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 149 166 148
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 23 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.67% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.72% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 10
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
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
3252 3478 2932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.89% 96.93% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2742 2872 2585
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +10 8 £40,000 +14.28%
Lincolnshire - 5 £37,500 -
Derbyshire +23 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Northamptonshire -15 3 £33,500 +34.00%
Nottinghamshire +12 2 £26,250 -11.01% 1
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 32 (58.18%) SQL
3 31 (56.36%) Degree
4 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 20 (36.36%) Cyber Security
7 18 (32.73%) Windows XP
7 18 (32.73%) ISO 9001
7 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (32.73%) Biometrics
7 18 (32.73%) Smartcard
7 18 (32.73%) TickIT
7 18 (32.73%) Identity Management
7 18 (32.73%) Finance
7 18 (32.73%) Windows Vista
7 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (32.73%) Mobile App
8 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
8 13 (23.64%) Manual Testing
9 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Java
11 8 (14.55%) Oracle
11 8 (14.55%) QA
12 7 (12.73%) Aerospace
12 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
12 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
13 6 (10.91%) C#
14 5 (9.09%) HTML
14 5 (9.09%) XML
14 5 (9.09%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) ISDN
1 2 (3.64%) VoIP
1 2 (3.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Selenium
2 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) NUnit
3 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Military
4 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Avionics
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) HTML
1 5 (9.09%) XML
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Biometrics
1 18 (32.73%) Smartcard
1 18 (32.73%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 18 (32.73%) Windows XP
2 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (32.73%) Windows Vista
2 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) VxWorks
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 20 (36.36%) Cyber Security
4 18 (32.73%) Identity Management
5 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
5 13 (23.64%) Manual Testing
6 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.64%) Load Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Test Management
9 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.82%) Functional Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Automation Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (58.18%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) C
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (56.36%) Degree
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (9.09%) ISEB
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) HND
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) MCAD
5 1 (1.82%) HNC
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.73%) ISO 9001
1 18 (32.73%) TickIT
2 8 (14.55%) QA
3 2 (3.64%) IEC 61508
3 2 (3.64%) DO-178B
3 2 (3.64%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
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