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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 166 144 148
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 17 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.86% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.89% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 15
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +5.71%
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
3727 3591 3088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.40% 96.48% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3055 2968 2590
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,454
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Northamptonshire - 8 £32,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire -22 4 £32,500 +25.00% 1
Leicestershire -9 2 £31,250 -21.87%
Derbyshire - 2 £30,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £25,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (55.26%) Java
3 18 (47.37%) QA
3 18 (47.37%) Selenium
4 16 (42.11%) BDD
5 15 (39.47%) Scrum
5 15 (39.47%) C#
6 14 (36.84%) SQL
7 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
7 13 (34.21%) Automation Testing
8 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 8 (21.05%) UNIX
8 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
8 8 (21.05%) Degree
9 7 (18.42%) TDD
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
10 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
10 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
11 5 (13.16%) WinForms
11 5 (13.16%) Electronics
11 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.16%) ISEB
11 5 (13.16%) OOP
11 5 (13.16%) OO
11 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
12 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Selenium
2 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
2 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (10.53%) Ranorex
4 4 (10.53%) TestComplete
4 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.53%) HP UFT
5 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.26%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) TestNG
7 1 (2.63%) JMeter
7 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.16%) Electronics
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Automotive
5 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) WinForms
2 4 (10.53%) WPF
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) CSS
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) HTML5
3 3 (7.89%) CSS3
3 3 (7.89%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.63%) GWT
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Android
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) BDD
3 15 (39.47%) Scrum
4 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
4 13 (34.21%) Automation Testing
5 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 7 (18.42%) TDD
7 5 (13.16%) OOP
7 5 (13.16%) OO
7 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.53%) Web Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) C#
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.53%) C++
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) ANSI C
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) ISEB
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCAD
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
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