The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 34 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.00% 1.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 354 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 92.03% 87.62% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 187 300 304
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Middlesex region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Middlesex

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Middlesex

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 6 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) DSDM
2 3 (50.00%) GIS
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Use Case
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (50.00%) SilkPerformer
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Use Case
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) DSDM
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP