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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 36 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.48% 0.90% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.96% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £25,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.44%
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
251 312 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 92.96% 93.69% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 157 262 385
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) LabWindows
4 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) GIS
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) EMC
4 3 (33.33%) TestDirector
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Physics
5 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Big Data
6 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) LabWindows
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) GIS
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
1 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) CMMI
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) DataFlux
2 1 (11.11%) Trillium