The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 77 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.91% 0.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 0
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
Test Engineer
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham 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
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
962 968 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.78% 95.65% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 781 821 839
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,550 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Nottingham

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) DB2
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) SLA
8 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 1 (8.33%) ISEB
8 1 (8.33%) Change Management
8 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (8.33%) Selenium
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Test Management
8 1 (8.33%) System Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle