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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 90 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.77% 0.098% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.10% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -14.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £26,500 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
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
1138 983 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 97.10% 96.66% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 926 729 817
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,458 £52,500 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
4 8 (72.73%) Selenium
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Java
7 4 (36.36%) WPF
7 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 4 (36.36%) QA
7 4 (36.36%) WinForms
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
7 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Ranorex
7 4 (36.36%) TestComplete
8 3 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (27.27%) ISEB
8 3 (27.27%) Legal
8 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (18.18%) OOP
9 2 (18.18%) OO
9 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 2 (18.18%) TeamCity

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) Ranorex
3 4 (36.36%) TestComplete
4 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
4 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 2 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 1 (9.09%) NeoLoad
5 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (9.09%) JUnit
5 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) WPF
1 4 (36.36%) WinForms
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSD
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) New Relic