The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 138 148 163
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 40 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.06% 0.57% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 11 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3627 3036 3269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.54% 95.47% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3029 2585 2832
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +14 26 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire -3 9 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £50,000 - 2
Derbyshire -11 2 £27,750 -20.71%
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 41 (52.56%) Degree
3 40 (51.28%) Automated Testing
3 40 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (50.00%) Windows
5 25 (32.05%) Mobile App
5 25 (32.05%) Cyber Security
6 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (30.77%) Windows Vista
6 24 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 24 (30.77%) Windows XP
6 24 (30.77%) ISO 9001
6 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (30.77%) Biometrics
6 24 (30.77%) Smartcard
6 24 (30.77%) TickIT
6 24 (30.77%) Identity Management
6 24 (30.77%) Finance
7 17 (21.79%) Regression Testing
7 17 (21.79%) Python
8 16 (20.51%) Test Scripting
9 15 (19.23%) Time Management
9 15 (19.23%) QA
10 14 (17.95%) ISEB
11 13 (16.67%) C
11 13 (16.67%) C++
11 13 (16.67%) Firmware
12 12 (15.38%) Manual Testing
13 11 (14.10%) Integration Testing
14 10 (12.82%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) VoIP
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) Wireless
2 2 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) Network Security
3 1 (1.28%) HTTP
3 1 (1.28%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Selenium
2 6 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.85%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.56%) NUnit
4 2 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.56%) JUnit
4 2 (2.56%) WATIR
4 2 (2.56%) TestPartner
4 2 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (2.56%) Sahi
5 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) XML
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) Mobile App
2 24 (30.77%) Biometrics
2 24 (30.77%) Smartcard
3 13 (16.67%) Firmware
4 9 (11.54%) VHDL
5 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) Open Source
7 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (50.00%) Windows
2 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (30.77%) Windows Vista
2 24 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.28%) Automated Testing
1 40 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Cyber Security
3 24 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 24 (30.77%) Identity Management
4 17 (21.79%) Regression Testing
5 16 (20.51%) Test Scripting
6 15 (19.23%) Time Management
7 12 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.41%) Logistics
9 5 (6.41%) TDD
9 5 (6.41%) Scrum
10 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.13%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.85%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.85%) System Testing
11 3 (3.85%) Automation Testing
11 3 (3.85%) Usability Testing
11 3 (3.85%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) SQL
2 17 (21.79%) Python
3 13 (16.67%) C
3 13 (16.67%) C++
4 9 (11.54%) C#
5 7 (8.97%) Java
6 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.85%) Ruby
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
6 3 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.56%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) F#
8 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (52.56%) Degree
2 14 (17.95%) ISEB
3 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.56%) GIAC
4 2 (2.56%) CISSP
4 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.56%) CISMP
4 2 (2.56%) CEH
4 2 (2.56%) GPEN
4 2 (2.56%) OSCP
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.77%) ISO 9001
1 24 (30.77%) TickIT
2 15 (19.23%) QA
3 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle