The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 97 92 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.47% 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.84% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,250 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Test Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire 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
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1230 1077 1111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 95.72% 97.03% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 984 849 940
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Nottingham -5 6 £35,000 +13.82%
Test Engineer
East Midlands

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) C#
3 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
4 10 (76.92%) Selenium
5 7 (53.85%) Java
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) QA
6 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
8 4 (30.77%) WPF
8 4 (30.77%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) WinForms
8 4 (30.77%) OOP
8 4 (30.77%) OO
8 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
8 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
8 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (30.77%) Ranorex
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
8 4 (30.77%) TestComplete
9 3 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (23.08%) C++
9 3 (23.08%) ISEB
9 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
9 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (23.08%) Legal

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 4 (30.77%) TestComplete
3 4 (30.77%) Ranorex
4 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
5 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (7.69%) JUnit
6 1 (7.69%) NeoLoad
6 1 (7.69%) NUnit
6 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) WinForms
1 4 (30.77%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) OOP
5 4 (30.77%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 1 (7.69%) BDD
8 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) New Relic