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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank - 109 95
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.70% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.72% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 22
Average salary - £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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 Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1337 1527 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.60% 97.32% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1271 1533
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Abaqus
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) CAD
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (25.00%) Abaqus
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CAD
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC